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Hayek versus Polanyi: Global society as markets, all the way across?

The workshop “Geographies of Markets”—hosted over three days in mid-June 2017 by the Karl Polanyi Institute of Political Economy at Concordia University, Montréal—gave scholars from a wide range of countries and disciplines an opportunity to assess the continued relevance of … Continue reading

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Hayek, Friedman, and the Illusions of Conservative Economics

… confusion that there was a Good Hayek and a Bad Hayek. The Good Hayek also knew that unrestricted laissez-faire is unworkable. It has serious defects: successful actors reach for monopoly power, and some of them succeed in grasping it; … Continue reading

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