Liberty, Markets, and Institutions in German and American Economic Thought
This conference explored the different bases for both the German and American schools of institutional study from their origins in the nineteenth century to the present. We examined how the scholars of both countries have approached the question of liberty and order as it related to economic institutions and historical development. Of particular interest were their distinctive perceptions of the way social science ought to be conducted, and how their various approaches to social science affected an understanding of liberty and responsibility.
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