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Hayek, F. A. von (1899.5.8-1992.3.23)

Birthplace Vienna, Austro-Hungary.
Current Post Prof. Emeritus Univs., Chicago, Freiburg im Breisgau, W. Germany.
Degrees Dr Jur., Dr Rer. Pol., Univ. Vienna, 1921, 1923; DSc Univ. London, 1940.
Offices and Honours FBA, 1945; Joint Nobel Prize in Econ., 1974.
Publications Books: 1. Prices and Production (Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1931, 1935); 2. Profits, Interest and Investment (Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1939); 3. The Pure Theory of Capital (Macmillan, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1939); 4. The Road to Serfdom (Routledge & Kegan Paul, Univ. Chicago Press, 1941); 5. Individualism and Economic Order (Routledge & Kegan Paul, Univ. Chicago Press, 1945); 6. The Constitution of Leberty (Routledge & Kegan Paul, Univ. Chicago Press, 1960); 7. Studies in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Routledge & Kegan Paul, Univ. Chicago Press, 1967); 8. Law, Legislation and Leberty, 3 vols (Routledge & Kegan paul, Univ. Chicago Press, 1973, 1976, 1979); 9. New Studies in Philosophy, Politics, Economics and the History of Ideas (Routledge & Kegan Paul, Univ. Chicago Press, 1978); 10. Money, Capital & Fluctuations (Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1984).
Principal Contributions Exploration of the guiding function of prices in determining the accumulation of capital, industrial fluctuations, and the productivity of the economy generally, making a free competitive order the essential condition for the sustenance of the present numbers of mankind.
Secondary Literature F. Machlup, `Friedrich von Hayek's contributions to economics', Swed JE 76 (4), Dec. 1974, repr. in Contemporary Economists in Perspective, eds. H. W. Spiegel and W. J. Samuels (JAI Press, 1984); N. P. Barry, Hayek's Economic and Social Philosophy (Macmillan, 1979); J. Gray, Hayek on Liberty (Blackwell, 1984)

Economics and Knowledge ( Presidential address delivered before the London Economic Club; November 10 1936; Reprinted from Economica IV (new ser., 1937), 33-54.
Reason Interview with Friedrich A. Hayek (

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