A New Europe

  • Ola InnsetEmail author
Part of the Springer Studies in the History of Economic Thought book series (SSHET)


Innset situates early neoliberalism and the Mont Pelerin conference in debates about post-war European reconstruction. Before the war, Hayek had help up federation as a means to curb independent nation states democratic power to carry out economic planning, and at the 1947 meeting the benefits and chances of a European federation were discussed in more detail. The chapter also provides information about the conference attendees excursions to historical sites of great symbolic importance to the neoliberals reinvention of liberalism.


Neoliberalism Post-war Federation Christianity Fascism 

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  1. 1.National Library of NorwayOsloNorway

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