“On Popular Education in Econmics” is a Polanyi lecture delivered in February, 1937 to the Manchester Political Society. This lecture is included in Box 25, Folder 9 of the Papers of Michael Polanyi held in the Department of Special Collection of the Regenstein Library of the University of Chicago. The publication and posting here of the lecture by the Polanyi Society is with the permission of John Polanyi, literary executor.The lecture appeared in Tradition and Discovery: The Polanyi Society Periodical, 42:3 (2015-2016) along with the three essayslisted below which discuss the lecture.

Michael Polanyi, "On Popular Education in Economics"

Eduardo Beira, "'On Popular Education in Economics': Another Foundational Text of Michael Polanyi’s Thought"

Anne McCants, "Measuring Prosperity and Preserving Freedom: An Economics Education with Michael Polanyi"

Harry Prosch, "Polanyi’s Economics and the New Start in Europe"