Symposium and Essay Contest – Top Prizes – Up to 2000 GBP (12 – 13 December 2013, London)
The ideas of Friedrich August von Hayek have left a significant footprint on economic thought and policy debates of the last century. But do his ideas still matter? In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis there has been a resurgence of interest in Hayek’s work on business cycles, but its policy lessons have been largely ignored by policymakers. Much of his other scholarly work remains largely ignored or, worse yet, misunderstood.