Peter J. Boettke

Peter Boettke is a University Professor of Economics and Philosophy at George Mason University, the BB&T Professor for the Study of Capitalism, and the Director of the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.


Economics, Austrian School of

by Peter J. Boettke on Aug 15, 2008

Economists in the Austrian School approach their analysis by looking at human choices and behavior, and how human action by itself creates and regulates markets.

Free Thoughts

The Austrian Tradition in Economics

featuring Peter J. Boettke, Trevor Burrus, and Aaron Ross Powell on Jun 1, 2015

Peter J. Boettke joins us to explain the origins and methodology of the Austrian tradition in economics.


Socialist Calculation Debate

by Israel Kirzner on Aug 15, 2008

The socialist calculation debate asks whether central planners can efficiently distribute resources. Evidence largely proves that no, socialism will always fail.