David R. Henderson

davidrhenderson1950@gmail.com

David Henderson is a research fellow with the Hoover Institution and an economics professor at the Graduate School of Business and Public Policy, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. He is editor of The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics (Liberty Fund) and blogs at econlib.org.

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The Pursuit of Happiness

Life Without a Microwave

DECEMBER 18, 2012 by DAVID R. HENDERSON, DAVID HENDERSON

If you remember life before microwave ovens, you already understand consumer surplus, something economic freedom delivers so well that even Marx was impressed.

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The Joy of Freedom: An Economist’s Odyssey

An Excellent Advancement of the Case for Freedom

JUNE 30, 2010 by GEORGE C. LEEF

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It's been 40 years since F. A. Hayek received his Nobel Prize. His insights, particularly on the distribution of knowledge and the impossibility of economic planning, remain hugely important today. In this issue, we look back on the influence of his work. Max Borders and Craig Biddle debate whether liberty must be defended from one absolute foundation, further reflections on Scottish secession, and how technology is already changing our world for the better--including how robots, despite the unease they cause, will only accelerate this process.
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