• 00:01    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:21    |    
    The importance of economics
  • 01:55    |    
    Austrian Economics' influence on mainstream economics
  • 05:29    |    
    The obstacles for Austrian Economics in North American and European universities
  • 07:27    |    
    The Hayek Institute
  • 08:45    |    
    Ludwig von Mises' n Human Action
  • 13:00    |    
    The two lines of thought in Austrian tradition
  • 14:15    |    
    Friedrich A. Hayek's legacy to the world
    • The use of knowledge in society
    • His contribution to law and economics
    • The categorization of human actions
  • 19:41    |    
    Mont Pelerin Society's impact on the intellectual society
  • 22:09    |    
    Correspondence between Hayek and Mises, "Hope in Guatemala"
  • 23:42    |    
    Final words
  • 25:00    |    
    Final credits

Interview with Kurt R. Leube by Giancarlo Ibárgüen

New Media  | 18 de noviembre de 2002  | Vistas: 3900

About this video

In this interview, hosted by Giancarlo Ibárgüen, Kurt Leube talks about the importance of learning economics in any career. He comments on the humanistic side of economics and describes the importance of human actions and its motivations within economy. He also shows how the Austrian economics are influencing European and North American colleges and refers to the bright future of this stream. Leube shares his thoughts on Ludwig von Mises’ work and his best book: Socialism; he also talks about Hayek’s legacy to the world. Finally, he mentions the discovery of the correspondence between Mises and Hayek where they commented about important movements that were being developed in Guatemala.


Interview with Kurt R. Leube by Giancarlo Ibárgüen S.
Kurt Leube

Special Collections Room
Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Guatemala, November 18, 2002

A New Media - UFM production. Guatemala, November 18, 2002
Camera 1: Jose Cordón; camera 2: Marvin del Cid; camera 3: Christian van der Henst; digital editing: Jose Cordón, Grete Pasch; index: Inés Zúñiga; synopsis: Diana Pishquí; synopsis reviser: Daphne Ortiz; publication: Pedro David España


Kurt Leube is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution of…


Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

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