Economics On the Trial
Who Better to Lead Economics into the 21st Century?
SEPTEMBER 01, 2001 by MARK SKOUSEN
Who should take the place of Keynes to lead economics into the 21st century? Should it be the economics of Friedman, Ludwig von Mises, Joseph Schumpeter, or F. A. Hayek? While all four have much to offer, I favor Hayek. I am not alone.
Socialist Interventionism Prevents Economic Prosperity
AUGUST 01, 2001 by MARK SKOUSEN
Three Prominent Economists Have Changed Their Thinking
NOVEMBER 01, 1997 by MARK SKOUSEN
We can only admire the scholar who is willing to change when he is convinced by the facts or a new theory. It takes a strong dose of courage and honesty to go against one's vested interest, especially after publishing books and articles on the subject.
Macroeconomic Policy Changes Would Increase Economic Growth and Productivity
DECEMBER 01, 1995 by MARK SKOUSEN
Free-Market Economists Dispute Reich's Claims
NOVEMBER 01, 1995 by MARK SKOUSEN
The Next Breakthrough Economics Textbook Must Be Post-Keynesian
OCTOBER 01, 1995 by MARK SKOUSEN
Forbes's Peter Brimelow Takes an Anti-Immigration Stance
SEPTEMBER 01, 1995 by MARK SKOUSEN
Does Austrian Business Cycle Theory Have Merit?
MARCH 01, 1995 by MARK SKOUSEN
Last month, I wrote about the long-standing debate between the Monetarists and the Austrians, which surfaces at practically every Mont Pelerin Society meeting. Both schools are ardent defenders of the free market, yet they fight incessantly over methodology and economic modeling.