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Louise Cooper on Austrian economist Friedrich Hayek

31 January 2014 Last updated at 12:05 GMT

Financial journalist Louise Cooper said Austrian economist Friedrich Hayek was a "fellow fighter" as she looked at his legacy - and influence on Margaret Thatcher, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton.

She described him as an "Austrian upstart" who took on Keynes in a film for the Daily Politics' My Favourite Political Thinker series with Giles Dilnot.

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