Armen A. Alchian

Armen A. Alchian (Part I)

Armen A. Alchian interviews Friedrich A. Hayek (Part I) In this interview focusing on Hayek’s personal life, the importance of early academic experiences in his life are explored. Once in academia, his popular seminar and some of his colleagues are discussed. His methods of composition of essays and his ability to give spontaneous lectures are…

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Armen A. Alchian (Part II)

Armen A. Alchian interviews Friedrich A. Hayek (Part II) Describing mainly his academic life, Hayek details interactions that he had with various colleagues. First however, he describes the effects of Adam Smith and his interactions with Alfred Marshall. He recalls his experiences at the university in Vienna with Friedrich von Wieser’s lectures, and his interests…

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