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Hayek on Health Care

Hayek on Health Care and Other Social Safety Nets This lesson is on how Hayek views Health Care and other Social Safety Nets. The following passage is taken from The Road to Serfdom, Text and Documents, The Definitive Edition, by F. A. Hayek, edited by Bruce Caldwell,...

A Hayekian Case for Free Markets

This essay is from Matt Zwolinski offers a Hayekian Case for Free Markets [pdf-embedder url=”https://economicslearningcommunity.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/A_Hayekian_Case_for_Free_Markets_and_a_B-1.pdf”...

Hayek’s Biggest Ideas

Five of Hayek’s Biggest Ideas F. A. Hayek has had a lot of great thoughts.  I’d thought it would be useful to layout 5 of Hayek’s biggest Ideas. Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992) is today glorified by freedom lovers all around the world. The...

Economic Thinkers

Economic Thinkers A. R. J. Turgot (1727-1781) French author of Reflections 1766, established marginal utility analysis, physiocrat. Adam Smith (1723-1790) Scottish author of The Wealth of Nations 1776, developed free trade theory and an appreciation for the division...

Individualism: True and False | F. A. Hayek

Essay by F. A. Hayek – Individualism: True and False Du dix-huitième siècle et de la révolution, comme d’une source commune, étaient sortis deux fleuves: le premier conduisait les hommes aux institutions libres, tandis que le second les menait au pouvoir absolu....

A Hayekian Case for Free Markets and a Basic Income

Introduction If Friedrich Hayek is not in our discussions on how best to govern a community, he should be. Not only because his most popular book, The Road to Serfdom, was used by Reagan and Thacher to run a country (their own admission), but because he has a lot of...