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The Hayek Interviews as a Great Resource

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The oral history project at UCLA is a treasure trove for Hayek scholars.  As I was working through my book, I spent a tremendous amount of time watching, listening and reading material from this source.  You can find the material all collected at UFM, but also on You Tube and at UCLA you can find the entire transcript of the conversations.  Hayek's memory is not 100% accurate, but his insights I would argue come shining through.  The strongest interviews are with Alchian, Buchanan and Leijonhufvud. [embedded content]  My book on Hayek will be published later this month in the Macmillan/Palgrave series "Great Thinkers in Economics".

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The oral history project at UCLA is a treasure trove for Hayek scholars.  As I was working through my book, I spent a tremendous amount of time watching, listening and reading material from this source.  You can find the material all collected at UFM, but also on You Tube and at UCLA you can find the entire transcript of the conversations.  Hayek's memory is not 100% accurate, but his insights I would argue come shining through.  The strongest interviews are with Alchian, Buchanan and Leijonhufvud.

 My book on Hayek will be published later this month in the Macmillan/Palgrave series "Great Thinkers in Economics".

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Peter Boettke
Peter Joseph Boettke (January 3, 1960) is an American economist of the Austrian School. He is currently a University Professor of Economics and Philosophy at George Mason University; the BB&T Professor for the Study of Capitalism, Vice President for Research, and Director of the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center at GMU.

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