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The Economist Eugen v. Böhm-Bawerk

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09/09/2016Ludwig von Mises

Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics 19, no. 2 (Summer 2016)

Eugen v. Böhm-Bawerk will remain unforgotten for all those who have known him. The students, who enjoyed the fortune of attending his seminars, will never lose what the acquaintance with such a strong mind has given them. For the politicians, who have met him as a statesman, the integrity of his ethos and his altruistic commitment to duty will continue to be exemplary. And no citizen of this country shall forget the minister of finance, the last Austrian minister of finance, who, in spite of all obstacles, earnestly aimed at balancing the public budget and preventing the upcoming financial catastrophe. But even when the lives of all those who had known him personally have come to an end, his scientific oeuvre shall live on and bear fruit.

Translated from German by Karl-Friedrich Israel.

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Ludwig von Mises, "The Economist Eugen v. Böhm-Bawerk," trans. Karl-Friedrich Israel, Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics 19, no. 2 (Summer 2016): 169–72

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