Economist and Hoover honorary fellow Friedrich Hayek spent seven decades extolling the supremacy of capitalism over socialism. For most of those decades, Hayek was a voice in the wilderness. Yet as John Cassidy argues, by the end of his life Hayek was vindicated to such an extent that "it is hardly an exaggeration to refer to the twentieth century as the Hayek century."
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.
The twenty-one essays in this book provide an overview of the contributions of Nobel laureate and Hoover Institution honorary fellow Friedrich A. von Hayek to the fields of economics, political theory, history, and philosophy.
William F. Buckley Jr. reflects on Friedrich Hayek’s invaluable contributions to the fight against socialism—a fight that was still very much under way when Buckley delivered these remarks a quarter of a century ago.
Wait a minute, isn't this the 21st?...
George F. Will pays tribute to “America’s most consequential public intellectual of the twentieth century.”
A photographic history of the Hoover Institution Library and Archives. By Cissie Dore Hill.
Two wonderful posts by Brad DeLong, (here and here) on the economic changes of the last century...
A History Working Group seminar with Bruce Caldwell. Caldwell presented “Mont Perelin 1947,” where he discussed a chapter from forthcoming biography of Friedrich A. Hayek, which he is co-authoring with Hansjoerg Klausinger.
David R. Henderson on Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics by Nicholas Wapshott
The personal papers of George Koether, now available for research, offer insights to the economic and political thought in the United States during the mid-twentieth century, as well reflecting Koether’s relationships with fellow economists such as Henry Hazlitt, Murray Rothbard, and Friedrich Hayek.
Most historians of the last century shy away from the tough questions: Why did Germany -- a country with relatively few Jews and high rates of intermarriage -- succumb to the Nazis...
Adam J. White, "The Coming Revolution In Administrative Law: Will A 20th-Century Compromise Rule The 21st Century?"
Hoover Institution fellow Adam White discusses the coming changes in administrative law.
David Brooks, in this provocative critique of Republican Libertarianism, uses the insights of Hayek without mentioning him...
Some of the last remaining papers of the economist and Nobel laureate Friedrich von Hayek (1899–1992) arrived at the Hoover Institution Archives in May.
Larry White of George Mason University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about Hayek's ideas on the business cycle and money. . . .
I stick with Hayek in believing in some core government interventions where the individual cannot save himself...
Austria’s proud intellectual tradition suffered an enormous blow from Nazism and World War II. Kurt T. Leube on the postwar efforts of Friedrich von Hayek to revive that tradition, especially in economics.
In the past month, Australian intellectual life has been made somewhat livelier by a sideshow featuring the ideas of Austrian-born Nobel prize-winning economist and social philosopher Friedrich Hayek...