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Chicagonomics The Evolution of Chicago Free Market Economics

Chicagonomics The Evolution of Chicago Free Market Economics

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An in-depth look at the history and development of economic ideas emanating from and through the University of Chicago. Chicagonomics explores the history and development of classical liberalism as taught and explored at the University of Chicago. Ebenstein's tenth book in the history of economic and political thought, it deals specifically in the area of classical liberalism, examining the ideas of Friedrich Hayek and Milton Friedman, and is the first comprehensive history of free market economics at the University of Chicago from the founding of the University in 1892 until the present. The reader will learn why Chicago had such influence, to what extent different schools of thought in economics existed at Chicago and what the Chicago tradition, vision, and economic perspectives have to say about current economic and social circumstances. Ebenstein enlightens the personal and intellectual relationships among leading figures in economics at the University of Chicago, including Jacob Viner, Frank Knight, Henry Simons, Milton Friedman, George Stigler, Aaron Director, and Friedrich Hayek. He recasts classical liberal thought from Adam Smith to the present.

Vendor: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9780230621954

Pages: 304

Author/Editor: Lanny Ebenstein


Year of Publication: 2015

Language: English

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