Austrian Economics Books Collection, English | 434 PDF Books | 5.76 GB
The Austrian School is a school of economic thought that is based on
methodological individualism. It originated in late-19th and
early-20th century Vienna with the work of Carl Menger, Eugen von
Bohm-Bawerk, Friedrich von Wieser, and others. Current-day economists
working in this tradition are located in many different countries, but
their work is referred to as Austrian economics.
Among the theoretical contributions of the early years of the Austrian
School are the subjective theory of value, marginalism in price
theory, and the formulation of the economic calculation problem, each
of which has become an accepted part of mainstream economics.
Many economists are critical of the current-day Austrian School and
consider its rejection of econometrics and aggregate macroeconomic
analysis to be outside of mainstream economic theory, or "heterodox."
Austrians are likewise critical of mainstream economics. Although the
Austrian School has been considered heterodox since the late 1930s, it
began to attract renewed academic and public interest starting in the