Professor of economics at George Mason University and editor of Review of Austrian Economics

Reference

Peter Boettke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Peter J. Boettke (b. 3 January 1960) is an American economist of the Austrian School. ..."

Biography

George Mason University
Laissez Faire Books

Associations

Research Fellow, Independent Institute
Foundation for Economic Education
Professor of Economics, George Mason University
President, 2016-, Mont Pelerin Society

Articles

A Fairy Tale of the Austrian Movement, by Joseph T. Salerno, Mises Daily, 25 Sep 2007
Critiques the section of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism that deals with the recent revival of Austrian economics, as recounted by Prof. Peter Boettke
"Boettke's critique of the Austrian economics movement, so credulously reported by Doherty, turns out to be directed at the attitudes and modes of thought associated with the ruins of a failed strategy in which Boettke himself was a central player. In other words, Boettke II is criticizing Boettke I."

Writings

Friedrich A. Hayek (1899-1992), The Freeman, Aug 1992
Lengthy biographical essay, including his criticism of Keynes and the impact of The Road to Serfdom
"Though his 1974 Nobel Prize was in Economic Science, his scholarly endeavors extended well beyond economics. He published 130 articles and 25 books on topics ranging from technical economics to theoretical psychology, from political philosophy to legal anthropology, and from the philosophy of science to the history of ideas. Hayek was no mere dabbler; he was an accomplished scholar in each of these fields of inquiry."
James M. Buchanan and the Rebirth of Political Economy, Economics and its Discontents, 1998
Examines Buchanan's contributions in bursting the "romantic vision of political science," advancing subjectivism as a challenge to modern economics formalism and re-integrating moral philosophy into economics
"Buchanan has made original contributions to methodology, social philosophy and public policy economics ... He was a non-Keynesian when Keynesianism was en vogue; he pursued a subjectivist research programme when the majority of the profession lost sight of the subjectivist roots of the neoclassical revolution; ... and he reintroduced into economic questions moral philosophical concerns at a time when economists were content to abandon the metaphysical to worship at the shrine of scientism."
Related Topic: James M. Buchanan
The Story of a Movement, The Freeman, May 1995
"Milton Friedman stated ... that there was no such thing as Austrian economics—only good economics and bad economics. Well, Friedman was right to an extent. But it turns out that Austrian economics ... provides the foundation for a humanistic, logically sound, and policy-relevant economics."
Related Topic: Austrian Economics
Why Those Who Value Liberty Should Rejoice: Elinor Ostrom's Nobel Prize, The Freeman, Dec 2009
Discusses Elinor Ostrom's work and viewpoints
"The foundation of the social order of a free people is self-governance, not governmental authority and centralized power. Decentralized decision making that drills deep into the local social dilemmas real people face, that mobilizes incentives within a local rule structure, and that utilizes local knowledge is how the process of institutional development assures that self-governance is effective governance, enabling fallible human beings to reasonably manage scarce resources and the relationships among themselves."
Related Topic: Societal Solutions

Books Authored

Calculation and Coordination: Essays on Socialism and Transitional Political Economy, 2001
Partial contents: Why are there no Austrian Socialists? - Economic calculation: the Austrian contribution to political economy - Hayek's The Road to Serfdom revisited: government failure in the argument against Socialism
Related Topics: Socialism, Communism
The Elgar Companion to Austrian Economics
    by Peter J. Boettke (Editor), 1998
Related Topic: Austrian Economics
The Legacy of Friedrich von Hayek
    by Peter J. Boettke (Editor), 2000
Three volumes (Politics, Philosophy and Economics) and 73 articles from contributors including Boettke, Bruce L. Benson, Ronald Hamowy, Steven Horwitz, Israel Kirzner, Fritz Machlup, Michael Polanyi, Mario J. Rizzo and Joseph E. Stiglitz
Related Topic: Friedrich A. Hayek
The Legacy of Ludwig Von Mises
    by Peter J. Boettke (Editor), 2006
Partial contents: Vol. 1: Theory - The Misesian System - Methodology - Market Theory and the Price System - Money, Capital and Business Cycles - Vol. 2: History - Price Controls and Interventionism - Socialism - The Great Depression and Business Cycles
Related Topic: Ludwig von Mises
The Political Economy of Soviet Socialism: The Formative Years, 1918-1928, 1990
Partial contents: The Meaning of the First Decade of Soviet Socialism - The Political Economy of Utopia: Communism in Soviet Russia, 1918-1921 - The Political Economy of NEP: Market Relations and Interventionism in Soviet Russia, 1921-1928
Related Topics: Socialism, Communism
Why Perestroika Failed: The Politics and Economics of Socialist Transformation, 1993
Contents: Introduction - The road to nowhere - The theoretical problems of socialism - The nature of the Soviet-type system - The logic of politics and the logic of reform - Credibility in Soviet reforms - Charting a new course - Conclusion
Related Topic: Socialism