The Department of Economics at the University of Chicago, 1947–1982
Serie Documentos de Trabajo - Documento Nro. 788, Forthcoming
22 Pages Posted: 26 Apr 2021
Date Written: April 2021
This paper is about the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago, between 1947 and 1982. The paper has the form of a conversation between the two authors and covers issues such as the existence of a “Chicago School,” the Department’s governance, the personalities of some well-known members such as Frank Knight, Milton Friedman, and Robert Mundell, teaching, and the “Chicago boys.” It also deals with the relation between members of the Department and those of other leading Schools.
Keywords: Chicago School, Milton Friedman, Monetarism, Frederik Hayek
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation