Cspan2 will air “The Chicago School” at 11AM Chicago time on this Saturday, the description is as follows:
Johan Van Overtveldt talked about his book, The Chicago School: How the University of Chicago Assembled the Thinkers Who Revolutionized Economics and Business. He described the history of the school and the ways the University of Chicago’s economists have shaped their field. The central figure in the school’s libertarian-leaning economics program was Nobel Prize-winner Milton Friedman. After his presentation the author responded to audience members’ questions.