Mises and Schumpeter: Friendly Rivals?

Ludwig von Mises and Joseph Schumpeter are the most famous economists trained by the older Austrian School, although generally Schumpeter has received the lion’s share of attention.This is especially true, for example, in the field of entrepreneurship.

Rothbard and the Libertarian Populists

by David D’Amato This article originally appeared 15 August 2013 at mises.org. Recent weeks have seen much speculation by pundits about the nature of “libertarian populism.” For those who regard all of libertarianism as an ideological whitewash for plutocracy, libertarian populism is clearly a matter of pulling the wool over the eyes of the common …

Economic Zeitgeist

The Ideology to End Ideologies – A Response to Corey Robin on Nietzsche, Hayek, Mises, and Marginalism by Philip Pilkington This article was first published by Naked Capitalism (May 13, 2013) Editor’s Note: Econintersect considers this a fundamentally important discussion of the philosophical underpinnings of 20th and 21st century economic thinking.  It is contentious, to …

Stumbling Blocks to Spending Our Way to Prosperity

by Guest Author Edmund Phelps Editor’s note: These are Prof. Phelp’s opening remarks for the Keynes vs. Hayek debate produced by Reuters, 8 November 2011 at Columbia University.  James K. Galbraith led the Keynes team.  His opening remarks have been posted previously.  Pictured left is John Maynard Keynes; pictured right is Friedrich August Hayek. Keynes …