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The Life and Works of Böhm-Bawerk

Mises DailyFebruary 6, 2012
Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk was an economist, lawyer, finance minister, teacher, and a founding figure of the Austrian School of economics.

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More from Böhm-Bawerk on Cost of Production as a Determinant of Prices

BlogAugust 22, 2006

The following adds to my previous post about what Böhm-Bawerk says concerning the explanatory role of cost of production in Austrian economics. The quotation is from his essay "Value, Cost, and Marginal Utility," (trans. George...

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Eugen Böhm-Bawerk

Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk

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Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk was a leading member of the Austrian School of economics. His major contributions were in the areas of capital and interest and helped pave the way for modern interest theory. His criticisms of Marx's economics and exploitation theory have not been refuted to this day...

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Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk

Böhm-Bawerk and Entrepreneurship

BlogNovember 6, 2014

Murray Rothbard always maintained that Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk, the teacher of Ludwig von Mises, was one of the greatest economists who ever lived.  And Böhm-Bawerk‘s influence on Rothbard’s great treatise, Man, Economy and State was pervasive. ...

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Böhm-Bawerk Speaks Again

Mises DailyJanuary 19, 2006
Ludwig van den Hauwe asks: what can we learn from a 120-year-old book on economics? Plenty.

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The cost-price doctrine on Böhm-Bawerk and Reisman

BlogSeptember 26, 2007

Mises and Rothbard created a very strong following of fine scholars and brilliant minds. But critiques are always a feature that a very much alive tradition such as the Austrian School needs to have and use for improvement. And sometimes improvement implies bringing back forgotten doctrines of...

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Biography of Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk (1851-1914)

BooksAugust 1, 2007
Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk (Born February 12, 1851; Died 1914) was in the right place at the right time to contribute importantly to the development of Austrian economics. Studying at the University of Vienna, he was twenty years old when Carl Menger's Principles of Economics appeared in print in...

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Equilibrium Constructs In the Price Theories of Menger and Böhm-Bawerk

Audio/VideoMarch 21, 2012
Session on Money, Uncertainty, and Equilibrium. Recorded 10 March 2012 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [18:01]

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Böhm-Bawerk’s Critique of the Exploitation Theory of Interest

Mises DailyNovember 26, 2004
Böhm-Bawerk’s refutation of the exploitation theory is valuable not merely as a critique of an erroneous doctrine, writes Robert Murphy, but also as a lucid exposition of subjective value theory.

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Austrian School of Economics Salerno

Austrian School of Economics: Revisionist History and Contemporary Theory. A Seminar with Joseph Salerno

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June 6, 2005 to June 10, 2005Auburn, Alabama

Joseph Salerno, professor of economics at Pace University, is a leading figure in today’s growing Austrian School. He has been a pioneer in many fields, including monetary theory, comparative systems, the history of thought, and the...

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Connor Boyak

Connor Boyack

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Connor Boyack founded the Libertas Institute in 2011 and serves as its president. Previous to Libertas, Connor served as director of the Utah Tenth Amendment Center. He is the author of several books, including the...

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Wieser and Smart: Austrian Classics Online

BlogFebruary 24, 2006

The latest additions to the Molinari Online Library are two early classics of the Austrian School:
 

  • First: the 1893 English translation of Friedrich von Wieser’s 1889 treatise
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4. Menger and Böhm-Bawerk

Audio/VideoJanuary 13, 2006
The fourth in a series of six lectures on the History of Economic Thought.

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Böhm-Bawerk: Austrian Economist Who Said "No" to Big Government

Mises DailySeptember 6, 2014
To his last, Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk defended reason and the logic of the market against the emotional appeals and faulty reasoning of those who wished to use power and the government to acquire from others what they could not obtain through free competition.

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The Austrian Theory of Value and Capital: Studies in the Life and Work of Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk

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As substantial as economist as Schumpeter could claim that interest is a disequilibrium phenomenon and fantasize about a long-run equilibrium where market forces have pushed the interest rate to zero.

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