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F. A. Hayek said that “the curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can design.” It would be good to recognize our limits about what we imagine we can design. We cannot steer the economy. Or the labor market. Recognizing our limitations is a step in the right direction.
Russ Roberts


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• Economics of Liberty Lecture Series 2014
with Professor Richard Ebeling
Thanks to The Templeton Foundations, and The College of The Bahamas we are able to present Dr. Richard Ebeling with our Spring Lecture Series 2014 once again. Dr. Ebeling will be visiting this year for lectures on Thursday, October 2, Friday, October 3 and Saturday October 4, 2014. [read more]
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