If John Maynard Keynes and F.A. Hayek got into a fight, who’d win? . . .
As part of his continuing series Making Sense of financial news, Paul Solman has a unique look at the legacy of economist John Maynard Keynes, who first introduced the concept of government intervention in the economy, and his countertenor Friedrich Hayek. . . .
Angus Burgin's video of his keynote address at the first annual workshop on political economy.
As part of the inaugural Hoover Institution Library and Archives’ Workshop on Political Economy, Professor Angus Burgin of Johns Hopkins University gave the keynote lecture titled "Hayek, Friedman, and the Return of Laissez-Faire."
Hoover fellow Russell Roberts is using rap music to make the dismal science far less dismal. By Charles Lindsey.
As of late 2016, the adult work rate in America was still at its lowest level in more than 30 years. To put things another way: If our nation’s work rate today were back up to its start-of-the-century highs, well over 10 million more Americans would currently have paying jobs.
Hoover fellow and historian Niall Ferguson on China, Trump, and Trade.
Olympic medals reflect individual achievement but you can ignore the meaningless blather about which nation wins the final medal count...
The Western media tell us that China’s leaders haven’t changed much in the past twenty years, and they may well be right. What has changed is the China around them. By Hoover media fellow William McGurn.
Brad DeLong mocks Steve Horwitz here for suggesting that the stimulus didn’t create jobs. . . .
First this spectacular analysis of confusing levels and rates of growth. . . .
David Leonhardt writes in the New York Times: Just look at the outside evaluations of the stimulus. . . .
Allan Greenspan explains why he had nothing to do with the collapse of the housing market and the financial sector. . . .
There’s a debate going on in the punditsphere about whether America is ungovernable. . . .
I like to call myself a classical liberal, someone who is in favor of personal responsibility, limited government and voluntary collective action...
Here is an interesting exam question that could be the only question on the final exam of a first rate economics class...
The raw footage of my conversation with Robert Skidelsky is now up at the NewsHour. . . .
Krugman and DeLong have been attacking Mankiw and Meltzer for mocking the “jobs saved” metric of the Obama Administration. . . .
I haven’t posted as much as usual over the last three weeks and I wanted to let you know what I’ve been up to...
My colleague Bryan Caplan at EconLog on how economics is evolving: I've studied economics for over twenty years...