Front Page Authors (by Period) The Use of Knowledge in Society
The Online Library of Liberty
A project of Liberty Fund, Inc.
Search this Title:
Also in the Library:
Friedrich August von Hayek, “The Use of Knowledge in Society” 
“The Use of Knowledge in Society,” American Economic Review, XXXV, No. 4; September, 1945, pp. 519–30.
This Title Is Available In The Following Formats:
About this title:
One of Hayek’s most important contributions to economic theory is his demonstration of the part prices play in disseminating widely diffused knowledge about consumer demand and the availability of economic resources in order to make rational economic calculation possible.
About Liberty Fund:
Liberty Fund, Inc. is a private, educational foundation established to encourage the study of the ideal of a society of free and responsible individuals.
This essay is published with permission of the copyright holders the American Economic Review.
Fair use statement:
This material is put online to further the educational goals of Liberty Fund, Inc. Unless otherwise stated in the Copyright Information section above, this material may be used freely for educational and academic purposes. It may not be used in any way for profit.