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Mises, The Movie

It will be interesting to see if this project actually gets off the ground. To my mind it should be either a fully-fledged theatrical story or a standard documentary — I find documentaries with interspersed reconstructed scenes tiresome and unconvincing. Austrian EconomicsCarl MengerEconomicsFriedrich HayekLiberalismLibertarianismLudwig von Mises

The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed the World

Listen to Michael Lewis discuss his latest book on Freakonomics Radio: “The Men Who Started a Thinking Revolution” (skip to 1:50) and on Charlie Rose (much better than the former discussion); plus some print reviews in the New York Times, The New Yorker, the FT and The Economist. Below is a draft encyclopedia entry on Daniel Kahneman (and Amos…

Foundations of Austrian Economics

H/T to Steve Horwitz who has provided the introduction to FEE’s newly released ebook of Kirzner lectures/essays from various FEE events and publications. For Kirzner and the Austrians, however, the assumption of perfect knowledge heads economists off on a trail that is an intellectual dead-end. The real world of the market is one in which knowledge…