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The Methodology of the Austrian School Economists
Lawrence H. White
Copyright 1988 by The Mises Institute


 Lawrence H. White is Professor of Economics at University of Georgia. He received his AB in economics from Harvard College, where he first wrote this essay, and his PhD from UCLA, where he studied under Axel Leijonhufvud.

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1. Introduction (p. 4)
2. Carl Menger (p. 6)
3. Böhm-Bawerk and Wieser (p. 11)
4. Ludwig von Mises (p. 15)
5. Friedrich A. Hayek (p. 22)
6. Ludwig M. Lachmann (p. 26)
7. Kirzner, Rothbard, and the Modern Austrian School (p. 29)


On-Line links by Professor White include: 

Bankrupcy as an economic intervention Journal of Libertarian Studies Volume 1 Number 4 Fall 1977
Privatization of municipality-provided services Journal of Libertarian Studies Volume 2 Number 2 Summer, 1978