January 4, 2017

Crisis and Leviathan Part 2 | The Research Program of Robert Higgs

Robert Higgs

Senior Fellow in Political Economy and Editor of the Independent Review, Independent Institute

Christopher Coyne

Associate Director, F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

F. A. Hayek Program Associate Director Christopher Coyne recently sat down with the 2015-2016 F. A. Hayek Distinguished Visiting Scholar Robert Higgs for a wide-ranging interview on his career and research. Professor Higgs is also Senior Fellow in Political Economy for The Independent Institute and Editor of the Institute’s quarterly journal The Independent Review.

In this video, Professor Higgs discusses two other related themes from his 1987 book Crisis and Leviathan: the notion of institutional possibilities and retrenchment.