Scholarly Comments on Academic Economics

Hayek’s Divorce and Move to Chicago

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Abstract

Considerable information has become available since Friedrich Hayek’s death in 1992 concerning his divorce, second marriage, and move from the London School of Economics to the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. This article gathers much of this information, together with original research, to present a more accurate depiction of this time in Hayek’s life.

Podcast related to this article: Lanny Ebenstein on Hayek’s Personal Affairs (EJW Audio, September 2018).