Recruiting Hayek to the LSE and the Reform Club: Why Not Mises?

@inproceedings{Leeson2015RecruitingHT,
  title={Recruiting Hayek to the LSE and the Reform Club: Why Not Mises?},
  author={Robert Arthur Leeson},
  year={2015}
}
  • Robert Arthur Leeson
  • Published 2015
  • Economics
  • Friedrich Hayek (1994, 78) arrived at the London School of Economics (LSE) on 22 September 1931 to begin a one-year visiting professorship; the University of London Tooke Professorship of Economic Science and Statistics was revived for him on 1 August 1932.1 Academic appointments are made for a variety of reasons: it seems that Lionel Robbins (1998 [1979–1981]), LSE Professor of Economics and a Reform Club member, placed a premium on the chosen candidate being ‘a companionable, a clubbable man… CONTINUE READING

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