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.
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...
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. . . .
Jillian Melchior of the Wall Street Journal reports from the front lines of the protests.
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. . . .
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...
The raw footage of my conversation with Robert Skidelsky is now up at the NewsHour. . . .
Here is Adam Smith speculating in The Wealth of Nations on the dynamic nature of the British labor market if all tariffs and barriers to imports were removed...
Why shouldn’t American universities give conservative ideas their due? By Peter Berkowitz.
At Big Think, they used one of my questions in their interview with Barney Frank: Question: How can Fannie and Freddie be structured to avoid the moral hazard problem and a too-cozy relationship with regulators? . . .
Radically different conclusions about a whole range of issues have been common for centuries...
These are exciting though scary revolutionary times, akin to the constant acrimony in the fourth-century BC polis, mid-nineteenth century revolutionary Europe, or — perhaps in a geriatric replay — the 1960s. . . .
Behind the headlines lies an old and basic question: in the clash between Islamism and the nation-state, who will win? By Charles Hill.
California is a rich state — as the world found out the last century. . . .
Does Wall Street's meltdown presage the end of the American century?...
When the American sociologist Immanuel Wallerstein titled his 2003 book The Decline of American Power, he suggested America’s troubles would be the critical issue for the first decades of the new century...