Rockford College philosophy professor Stephen Hicks asks me some questions. Here's the result.
Here are the questions:
Why did you become an economist or political-economist?
Does liberal society need an economic theory, and if so why?
Key themes from Making Great Decisions in Business and Life?
Key themes from The Joy of Freedom?
Key purpose of The Fortune/Concise Encyclopedia of Economics?
The past: What three historical economists/thinkers have you learned most from?
What is most important from economist/thinker 1?
What is most important from economist/thinker 2?
What is most important from economist/thinker 3?
What major historical economist/thinker do you most disagree with?
What is the hardest problem in economics/political economy you are working on now?
What is the most challenging criticism of your views?
What is the state of liberal thought today among political-economists?
To bring about a more liberal society, what key practical steps can and should be taken?