David Brooks, in this provocative critique of Republican Libertarianism, uses the insights of Hayek without mentioning him...
Is Hayek an important enough economist to be taught in Texas schools alongside Keynes and Friedman? . . .
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. . . .
The latest episode of EconTalk is Mike Munger on cultural norms...
Hoover fellow Russell Roberts is using rap music to make the dismal science far less dismal. By Charles Lindsey.
Brad DeLong mocks Steve Horwitz here for suggesting that the stimulus didn’t create jobs. . . .
In America we have what’s called a republic. . . .
I’m surprised it passed. . . .
David Leonhardt writes in the New York Times: Just look at the outside evaluations of the stimulus. . . .
I don’t think bankers planned on being bailed out. . . .
Phenomenal charts from the Dallas Fed. . . .
There’s a debate going on in the punditsphere about whether America is ungovernable. . . .
When losses are truncated by bailouts, you get anti-social risk-taking. . . .
A very illuminating story on “jobs saved.” . . .
One of the arguments against decentralized decision-making is that it's too selfish...
The taxpayers ended up paying the price, not the risk-takers. . . .
I want to get rid of government rescues. . . .
Here’s an amazing story from CNN because it’s so ordinary. . . .
One difference between economists and others is that economists tend to be less impressed by motivation and more impressed by what people actually do. . . .