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Pete Boettke: economist extraordinaire

The WSJ has a well-deserved, laudatory profile of Peter Boettke of George Mason University. The Journal stresses mainly his role in the Hayek vs. Keynes debate. I have learned from him in the area of Hayek vs. central planning, the subject more relevant to my own interests in long-run development. He is also a generous colleague and friend. Congrats, Pete!

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  1. Rebecca Burlingame wrote:

    When I first started looking into economics on the web about a year ago, Peter Boettke’s blog site was among those which encouraged me the most. Perhaps one day I will get to meet this fascinating economist.

    Posted August 28, 2010 at 12:18 pm | Permalink
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  1. By Some Links on August 29, 2010 at 10:55 am

    […] My GMU and Mercatus Center colleague Pete Boettke is wonderfully profiled in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal.  And here’s Bill Easterley’s note on the WSJ‘s profile of Pete. […]

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