Economics is often used in literary studies, but rarely free market economics. Austrian economics, with its emphasis on subjective value (Menger), human action (Mises), spontaneous order and knowledge (Hayek), and entrepreneurship (Kirzner), seems a particularly fruitful source of ideas for literary studies.
Friday, October 8, 2010
Mario Vargas Llosa wins Nobel literature prize
Classical liberal writer Mario Vargas Llosa today won the Nobel prize in literature. Seeing as there are very few literary writers who are also supporters of the free market, this is cause for celebration indeed.