Friedrich Hayek

Friedrich Hayek

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: Austrian

Occupation: Economist

Biography: Friedrich August Hayek, born in Austria-Hungary as Friedrich August von Hayek, was an economist and philosopher best known for his defense of classical liberalism. In 1974, Hayek shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his pioneering work in the theory of money and economic fluctuations and...

Source/Notes: Law, Legislation and Liberty: A New Statement of the Liberal Principles of Justice and Political Economy (first published in 1982), p. 83, "'Social' or Distributive Justice"

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