"The Life and Contributions of F.A. Hayek": Lecture by Professor Bruce Caldwell
The Center for the Study of Law and Markets will host a lecture by Professor Bruce Caldwell. He is Research Professor of Economics and Director, Center for the History of Political Economy, at Duke University. His talk is titled "The Life and Contributions of F.A. Hayek."
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Biography (excerpted from Professor Caldwell's Duke University webpage):
Professor Caldwell is the Director of the Center for the History of Political Economy, a center whose mission is to promote and support research in, and the teaching of, the history of economics. Founded in 2008, the Center has received grants from a variety of sources, among them the John W. Pope Foundation (2008-present), the Thomas W. Smith Foundation (2011-present), the Institute for New Economic Thinking (2011-2013), and the National Endowment for the Humanities (2010, 2013, 2016). A historian of economic thought, Caldwell is the author of Beyond Positivism: Economic Methodology in the 20th Century and Hayek’s Challenge: An Intellectual Biography of F. A. Hayek. He is the general editor of The Collected Works of F.A. Hayek, and is currently working on a family-authorized biography of Hayek. He is a former president of the Southern Economic Association and the History of Economics Society, and has held fellowships at NYU, LSE, and Clare Hall, Cambridge, where he is a Life Fellow.