Essays about: "Friedrich A. Hayek"

Found 3 essays containing the words Friedrich A. Hayek.

  1. 1. Neoliberal ethics messing with sustainability? An analysis of the fundamental conflict between neoliberal ethics and sustainability measures and its consequences

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Lucia Betzler; [2019]
    Keywords : sustainability science; neoliberal ethics; hegemonic ideology; social inertia; climate change mitigation; climate change adaptation; critical discourse analysis; Friedrich A. Hayek; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Despite all of the detrimental effects predicted in the event of non-action regarding climate change, a large number of people in the Global North are in a state of social inertia and openly criticise climate change mitigation (CCM) and climate change adaptation (CCA) measures. Most explanatory approaches of this phenomenon do not question the basic beliefs that our system is based on in their analysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. En nyliberal agenda: Sture Eskilsson och Svenska Arbetsgivareföreningens opinionsbildning i Sverige

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för idé- och lärdomshistoria

    Author : Erik Thosteman; [2017]
    Keywords : neoliberalism; populism; public opinion; shaping the opinion; Sture Eskilsson; Timbro; Svenska Arbetsgivareföreningen; SAF; Mont Pelerin Society; MPS; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Since the formation of the international think-tank Mont Pelerin Society, in 1947, neoliberal ideas have spread widely across the globe, and this thesis takes a closer look at the emerge of neoliberalism in Sweden. From the 1950’s, until the 1970’s, Sture Eskilsson worked as head of communication at Svenska Arbetsgivareföreningen (SAF), and played a major role in creating SAF’s communication platform and book publishing label Timbro AB. READ MORE

  3. 3. The role of "artificially" low interest rates through credit expansion - The road to prosperity or another recession?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : My Hedlin; [2015]
    Keywords : Circulation credit theory; Credit expansion; Monetary policy; Interest rate; Austrian business cycle;

    Abstract : Current macroeconomic doctrine holds that the aim of monetary policy should be a steady inflation rate aligned with expectations. Consequently, central banks have declared remarkably low interest rates after the financial crisis in 2008 and pursue vast monetary expansion in their battle against slumbering economic activity. READ MORE