Hayek

[hah-yek]
noun
  1. Frie·drich Au·gust von [free-drik aw-guh st von; German free-drikh ou-goo st fuh n] /ˈfri drɪk ˈɔ gəst vɒn; German ˈfri drɪx ˈaʊ gʊst fən/, 1899–1992, British economist, born in Austria: Nobel Prize 1974.
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  • Then we move on, and we require [Austrian economists Ludwig] von Mises and [Friedrich von] Hayek as well.

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    What Paul Ryan Learned From Ayn Rand

    Anne C. Heller

    August 16, 2012

  • Yet in 2010 liquidationist arguments no different from those of Schumpeter (or Hayek) suddenly regained prominence.

  • While Hayek, by contrast, is more slippery and much less helpful when it comes to determining what government should actually do.

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    Keynes Trumps Hayek in Debate

    Felix Salmon

    November 9, 2011

  • After all, understanding what Hayek stands for is hard; understanding what the Republican Party stands for is easy.

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    Keynes Trumps Hayek in Debate

    Felix Salmon

    November 9, 2011

  • But readers should be wary of drawing too many political conclusions based on associations with either Hayek or Keynes.

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    War of the Economists

    Michael Maiello

    October 29, 2011


British Dictionary definitions for hayek

Hayek

noun
  1. Friedrich August von. 1899–1992, British economist and political philosopher, born in Austria: noted for his advocacy of free-market ideas; shared the Nobel prize for economics 1974
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