As part of the celebration of the fifth centenary of Diego de Covarrubias y Leyva, Professor Jesús Huerta de Soto reviewed the important legacy of the leading thinkers of the School of Salamanca, the Spanish intellectual forerunners of the Austrian School of Economics. The conference took place in the Cathedral of Segovia on 8 November 2013.
Jesús Huerta de Soto, professor of economics at King Juan Carlos University, is Spain's leading Austrian economist, and a Senior Fellow of the Mises Institute. As an author, translator, publisher, and teacher, he also ranks among the world's most active ambassadors for classical liberalism. He is the author of Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles, as well as Socialism, Economic Calculation and Entrepreneurship (Edward Elgar 2010), The Austrian School (Edward Elgar 2008) and The Theory of Dynamic Efficiency (Routledge 2009).