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A Hayekian/Kirznerian Economic History of the Modern World

  • Deirdre Nansen McCloskey
Part of the Archival Insights into the Evolution of Economics Series book series (AIEE)

Abstract

I think the history of How I Discovered Kirzner and Friedrich, Not To Speak of Ludwig and Murray, illuminates the trouble that Austrian economics has had against Samuelsonian economics (we commonly call it, defeating ourselves in our rhetoric, “the mainstream”), and how in the end the Austrians can save economics from itself.

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Cooperative Game National Income Modern World Austrian Economic Economic History 
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