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Hayek, Friedrich Syllabification: Ha·yek, Friedrich
Pronunciation: /ˈhīək/

Definition of Hayek, Friedrich in English:

( 1899–1992), British economist; born in Austria; full name Friedrich August von Hayek. Strongly opposed to Keynesian economics, he was a leading advocate of the free market. Nobel Prize for Economics (1974), shared with Gunnar Myrdal.

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