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

Scott A. Kjar, William L. Anderson

Abstract


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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War; Austrian school; history of economic thought

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15355/epsj.5.1.6

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