War and the Austrian School: Applying the economics of the founders


  • Scott A. Kjar
  • William L. Anderson




War, Austrian school, history of economic thought


The Austrian school of economics is generally considered an antiwar school. The Austrian view is not derived from a religious or class-based ideological view. Instead, it derives entirely from the school's fundamental economic tenets. This article applies the economic views of the Austrian school's founders - Menger, Bohm-Bawerk, and Wieser - to the issue of war.


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How to Cite

Kjar, S. A., & Anderson, W. L. (2010). War and the Austrian School: Applying the economics of the founders. The Economics of Peace and Security Journal, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.15355/epsj.5.1.6




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