Hayek’s ‘Use of Knowledge in Society’

Is the idea of a central decision maker for the economy just a problem of gathering all the right information and having the most intelligent in control? Or is there a far more fundamental problem with the entire notion?

Continuing our #Bitcoin economics week, today we dive into a piece on a concept we haven’t yet covered. What is the true nature of the knowledge involved in economic activity, and how do we utilize that knowledge to solve the problem of economic organization? A brilliant work by F.A. Hayek and made available by the amazing team over at FEE.org, we cover and expand on Hayek’s “Use of Knowledge in Society.”

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