The economists aligned with the Austrian School are sometimes colloquially called "the Austrians" even though few hold Austrian citizenship, and not all economists from Austria subscribe to the ideas of the Austrian School.

Austrian economistsEdit

Image Name Year of Birth Year of Death Nationality Alma Mater
Benjamin andersonBenjamin Anderson18861949United StatesColumbia UniversityAccording to Mises, Anderson was "one of the outstanding characters in this age of the supremacy of time-servers."[1]
80pxWilliam L. AndersonLivingUnited StatesAuburn University
Faustino Ballvé18871959Mexico
Walter block-teachingWalter Block1941LivingUnited StatesColumbia University
Peter Boettke1960LivingUnited StatesGeorge Mason University
80pxEugen von Böhm-Bawerk18511914Austria-HungaryWrote the three volume magnum-opus Capital and Interest
Donald J. BoudreauxLivingUnited StatesAuburn University
80pxGene CallahanLivingUnited StatesCardiff University
80pxChristopher CoyneLivingUnited StatesGeorge Mason University
80pxThomas DiLorenzo1954LivingUnited StatesVirginia Tech
Richard Ebeling1950LivingUnited StatesMiddlesex University
Marc Faber1946LivingSwissUniversity of Zurich
Antal E. Fekete1932LivingHungarian Canadian
80pxFrank Fetter18631949United StatesUniversity of HalleFetter's treatise, The Principles of Economics, contributed to an increased American interest in the Austrian School, including the theories of Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk, Friedrich von Wieser, Ludwig von Mises, and Friedrich Hayek.
80pxRoger Garrison1944LivingUnited StatesUniversity of Virginia
David Gordon1948LivingUnited StatesUCLA
Gottfried von Haberler19001995Austrian
Friedrich Hayek portraitFriedrich Hayek18991992BritishUniversity of ViennaIn 1974, Hayek shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his "pioneering work in the theory of money and economic fluctuations and... penetrating analysis of the interdependence of economic, social and institutional phenomena."[2]
80pxHenry Hazlitt18941993United StatesAmerican economist, philosopher, literary critic, and journalist for such publications as The Wall Street Journal, The Nation, The American Mercury, Newsweek, and The New York Times, and he has been recognized as a leading interpreter of economic issues from the perspective of American conservatism and libertarianism.[3]
80pxRobert Higgs1944LivingUnited StatesJohns Hopkins University
Randall G. HolcombeLivingUnited StatesVirginia Tech
Hans-Hermann-HoppeHans-Hermann Hoppe1949LivingGermanGoethe University Frankfurt
80pxSteven Horwitz1964LivingUnited StatesGeorge Mason University
80pxWilliam Harold Hutt18991988English
Ubiratan Iorio1946LivingBrazilFundação Getúlio Vargas
80pxIsrael Kirzner1930LivingUnited StatesNew York UniversityKirzner's major work is in the economics of knowledge and entrepreneurship and the ethics of markets.
80pxPeter G. KleinLivingUnited StatesUniversity of California, Berkeley
80pxLudwig Lachmann19061990GermanLachmann's ideas continue to influence contemporary social science research. Many social scientific disciplines explicitly or implicitly build on "radical subjectivist" Austrian Economics.
Don Lavoie19512001United StatesNew York University
Henri Lepage1941LivingFrench
80pxPeter Leeson1979LivingUnited StatesGeorge Mason University
80pxRoderick Long1964LivingUnited StatesCornell University
Fritz Machlup19021983Austria-HungaryUniversity of Vienna
80pxCarl Menger18401921AustrianJagiellonian Universityfounder of the Austrian School of economics, famous for contributing to the development of the theory of marginal utility, which contested the cost-of-production theories of value, developed by the classical economists such as Adam Smith and David Ricardo.
80pxLudwig von Mises18811973AustrianUniversity of ViennaHe published his magnum opus Human Action in 1949. Mises had a significant influence on the Libertarian movement that developed in the United States in the mid-20th century.
80pxRobert P. Murphy1976LivingUnited StatesNew York University
80pxGary North1942LivingUnited statesUniversity of California, Riverside
Frederick Nymeyer
Ernest C. PasourLivingMichigan State University
80pxDavid Prychitko1962LivingUnited StatesGeorge Mason University
80pxRalph RaicoLivingUnited StatesUniversity of Chicago
80pxLawrence Reed1953LivingUnited StatesSlippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
George reismanGeorge Reisman1937LivingUnited StatesNew York University
Kurt Richebächer19182007German
80pxLew Rockwell1944LivingUnited States
MurrayBWMurray Rothbard19261995United StatesColumbia UniversityAmerican author and economist of the Austrian School who helped define capitalist libertarianism and popularized a form of free-market anarchism he termed "anarcho-capitalism."[4][5][6] Rothbard wrote over twenty books and is considered a centrally important figure in the American libertarian movement.[7]
Paul Rosenstein-Rodan19021985Polish
Russell RobertsLivingUnited StatesUniversity of Chicago
80pxJoseph SalernoLivingUnited StatesRutgers University
Pascal Salin1939LivingFrenchParis Dauphine University
80pxHans Sennholz19222007German-AmericanNew York University
University of Cologne
80pxJesús Huerta de Soto1956LivingSpainComplutense University of Madrid
80pxMark Spitznagel1971 LivingUnited StatesNew York University
80pxMark Thornton1960LivingUnited StatesAuburn University
Lawrence H. WhiteLivingUnited StatesUCLA
80pxFriedrich von Wieser18511926Austria-HungaryUniversity of ViennaWieser held posts at the universities of Vienna and Prague until succeeding Menger in Vienna in 1903, where, with brother-in-law Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk, he shaped the next generation of Austrian economists including Ludwig von Mises, Friedrich Hayek and Joseph Schumpeter in the late 1890s and early 20th century.

See alsoEdit


  1. Thornton, Mark. "Who is Benjamin Anderson?" [1]
  2. Bank of Sweden (1974). "The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1974".
  3. George H. Nash, The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America (1976) pp. 418–20.
  4. Miller, David, ed. (1991). Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Political Thought. Blackwell Publishing. ISBN 0-631-17944-5.
  5. Wendy McElroy. "Murray N. Rothbard: Mr. Libertarian". Lew Rockwell. July 6, 2000..
  6. F. Eugene Heathe. Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society. SAGE. 2007. p. 89
  7. Ronald Hamowy, Editor, The encyclopedia of libertarianism, p 441.

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