August 1, 2019

Peter Boettke and Bruce Caldwell on History of Economic Thought

  • Peter J. Boettke

    Director, F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
  • Bruce Caldwell

    Rosenthal Excellence Professor of Economics, UNC-Greensboro

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In areas of academia the history of economic thought has fallen out of favor, but today's guest on the Hayek Program Podcast argues that a place still exists for it. Join us as Bruce Caldwell and Peter Boettke tackle the history of economic thought and its place within the discipline of economics.

Show Highlights:
- Bruce Caldwell's experience with history of economic thought
- Peter Boettke's story about trying to save history of economic thought at NYU
- Why the ability to teach history of economic thought can boost a scholar's career
- The joys and frustrations of archival research.