An Introduction to Austrian Economics

Day 3
Session 6
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12:05 PM

A century and a half ago, Carl Menger at the University of Vienna founded the Austrian School of Economics, personified famously and more recently by Ludwig von Mises, F. A. Hayek, Murray Rothbard, Israel Kirzner, and others. In this introductory lecture. Mr. Reed will explain the central principles and methodology of the Austrian School and how its unique insights have shaped the science of Economics.

 

Recommended Readings

Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt

The Historical Setting of the Austrian School of Economics by Ludwig von Mises

The Skyscraper Curse by Mark Thornton FEE.org (search for "Austrian Economics")

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