March 18, 2013

Burgin on Hayek, Friedman, and the Great Persuasion

  • Russell Roberts

    Affiliated Senior Scholar
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Angus Burgin of Johns Hopkins University and the author of The Great Persuasiontalks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the idea in his book--the return of free market economics in the aftermath of the Great Depression. Burgin describes the reaction to Hayek's Road to Serfdom, the creation of the Mont Pelerin Society, and the increasing influence of Milton Friedman on public policy.