Economics as a Coordination Problem: The Contributions of Friedrich A. Hayek

O'Driscoll, Gerald P., Jr.
(1947- )
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First Pub. Date
1977
Publisher
Kansas City: Sheed Andrews and McMeel, Inc.
Pub. Date
1977
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Foreword by Friedrich A. Hayek.
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The text of this edition is copyright © 1977, The Institute for Humane Studies.
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Axel Leijonhufvud first suggested to me that reexamining Hayek's contributions might be worthwhile. From the start, I sensed that Hayek's theories were misunderstood in important respects. One major reason was the tidal wave of the Keynesian revolution. Contributing to the eager acceptance of Keynes's message was a desperate desire for a cure for the economic ills of the Great Depression.... [From the Introduction]