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.
David R. Henderson on Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics by Nicholas Wapshott
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...
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.
More resources including lyrics and a free download of the song are here. . . .
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.
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.
Intellectuals - and particularly academics - have been accused by one of their own of making the world a worse and more dangerous place in the 20th century. . . .
Why Here, Why Now? Why Did The United States Enjoy Dramatic Improvements In The Standard Of Living During The Last Century?
Hoover Institution economists John Cogan, Lee Ohanian, Terry Anderson, and George Shultz examine the causes for and the reasons behind so many improvements being made to the quality of life in the United States over the past century. They analyze the role that free markets, property rights, innovation, regulation, taxes, and national security played in these remarkable achievements.
``The great man or woman in history,'' the philosopher Sidney Hook argued in ``The Hero in History,'' his classic study -- ``is someone of whom we can say . . . that if they had not lived when they did, or acted as they did, the history of their countries and of the world . . . would have been profoundly different..."
The Wealth of Nations in the Twentieth Century: The Policies and Institutional Determinants of Economic Development
This collection of essays, based on a conference at the Hoover Institution, compares the governmental policies and institutional determinants of economic development for sixteen countries within the context of Western economic development and national trends in the world economy. The study also includes an essay by Amartya Sen that examines the meaning of wealth and its different measurements.
The Community Reinvestment Act was signed by Carter in 1977...
Glenn Reynolds talks to Russ Roberts about popular economic literacy and the epic rap music video he created with John Papola starring two economic gangstas: John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich Hayek. . . .
The Manhattan Institute hosted a banquet in New York City in honor of John Taylor, the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution and the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University, who has been named this year’s recipient of the prestigious Hayek Prize for his book First Principles: Five Keys to Restoring America’s Prosperity (W.W. Norton 2012). “The Hayek Prize, which carries an award of $50,000, is one of the country's most significant book awards. It was established by the Manhattan Institute to recognize a work published within the previous two years that best reflects F.A. Hayek's vision of personal liberty and economic freedom,” stated James Piereson, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, chairman of the Hayek Prize Committee and president of the William E. Simon Foundation.