Austrian Economics in America: The Migration of a Tradition

Austrian Economics in America: The Migration of a Tradition

ISBN-10:
0521637651
ISBN-13:
9780521637657
Pub. Date:
01/28/2004
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
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Austrian Economics in America: The Migration of a Tradition

This book examines the development of the ideas of the new Austrian school from its beginnings in Vienna in the 1870s to the present. It focuses primarily on showing how the coherent theme that emerges from the thought of Carl Menger, Ludwig von Mises, Friedrich Hayek, Ludwig Lachmann, Israel Kirzner and a variety of new younger Austrians is an examination of the implications of time and ignorance (or processes and knowledge) for economic theory.

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ISBN-13: 9780521637657
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/28/2004
Series: Historical Perspectives on Modern Economics Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Carl Menger and the foundations of Austrian economics; 3. Economic calculation and the rediscovery of Mengerian themes; 4. Ludwig von Mises: Austrian economics in America; 5. The Austrian revival; 6. Defining the Austrian paradigm; 7. Market process: the problem of order in Austrian economics; 8. Austrian economics: which way forward; References; Index.

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