Bruce Caldwell Delivers Keynote Address On Hayek For Library & Archives Workshop On Political Economy
On Friday, June 24, the second annual Hoover Institution Library & Archives Workshop on Political Economy hosted a public lecture by renowned scholarBruce Caldwell, professor of economics at Duke University and director of Duke's Center for the History of Political Economy.
Hoover fellow Russell Roberts is using rap music to make the dismal science far less dismal. By Charles Lindsey.
Can the US Hold China Responsible for the Pandemic?
This week's EconTalk is with my Nobel-prize winning colleague, Vernon Smith...
John Allison, CEO of BB&T (a bank with $121 billion in assets) defends self-interest and profit in the latest episode of EconTalk...
More than fifty audiotapes in the records of the Mont Pèlerin Society, an international organization of laissez-faire economists, have been digitized for preservation and access by Hoover's audio lab. Many of the tapes contain proceedings of four of the society's meetings, held from 1956 to 1960. The 1958 meeting, in Princeton, New Jersey, featured Friedrich A. von Hayek, Milton Friedman, Ludwig von Mises, William H. Hutt, and other economists discussing the welfare state, agricultural economics, inflation, and monetary policy.
Though economics as a discipline arose in Great Britain and France at the end of the eighteenth century, it has taken two centuries to reach the threshold of scientific rationality...
Angus Burgin, of Johns Hopkins University and the author of The Great Persuasion, used research from the Hoover Archives for his book
In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Angus Burgin of Johns Hopkins University and the author of The Great Persuasion, the idea in his book—the return of free market economics in the aftermath of the Great Depression. Click here to listen to the interview.
In his new book, The Decadent Society, New York Times columnist Ross Douthat presents a theory: “Western society stopped advancing in the second half of the 20th century."
Unemployment numbers, Tesla, and Apple.
For an economist, these are the best of times and the worst of times. . . .
Tuesday, July 31, 2012, marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Hoover fellow Milton Friedman, a renowned American economist. He was also the Paul Snowden Russell Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Chicago, where he taught from 1946 to 1976, and a member of the research staff of the National Bureau of Economic Research from 1937 to 1981.
Timothy Garton Ash discusses Europe, China And The World After COVID-19.
On the occasion of what would have been Milton Friedman’s one hundredth birthday (July 31, 2012), the Hoover Institution launched a website dedicated to the lifework of the Nobel laureate and Hoover fellow and his partner in life and in public policy research, Rose Friedman.
What happens in the coming year will shape how the world regards competitiveness, privatization, and international free trade and markets. By Gary S. Becker.
A recession is a terrible time to make major changes in the economic rules of the game. . . .
Debt-to-GDP ratios over 90% have significant impact on the pace of economic growth. . . .