Rowley recaps the careers of five Nobel laureates viewed as among the twentieth century’s foremost supporters of free-market economics. Along with their work praised by the Swedish Royal Academy, Rowley briefly evaluates their contributions to classical liberal political economy.

Charles K. Rowley (1939–2013) was a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute and a Member of Board of Advisors for The Independent Review.
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Other Independent Review articles by Charles K. Rowley
Winter 1997/98 On the Nature of Civil Society
Spring 1996 What Is Living and What Is Dead in Classical Liberalism?