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.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
New College Course on How Economics is Portrayed in Cinema
Nice. A college class on the way economics is potrayed in cinema. It is being done by Sherry Kasper, professor of economics at Maryville College. I think this is an exciting development.