Friedrich August von Hayek

Friedrich August von Hayek


Nationality: Austrian

Historical Period: The 20th Century and Beyond

Hayek was one of the most important free market economists of the 20th century. He was a member of the “Austrian school of economics”, taught at the London School of Economics, wrote extensively on banking and monetary theory, the socialist calculation debate, and the theory of spontaneous orders.

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Hayek featured as the May 2021 OLL Birthday. Read it here

See the Liberty Matters online discussions on Mandeville, Hayek, and the Politics of Self-Esteem and Hayek’s Epistemic Liberalism

Read the Liberty Classics Hayek, Mises, and the Methodology of the Social Sciences and Rehabilitating Self-Help: Why Hayek Was Wrong about Samuel Smiles from Econlib

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