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

Scott A. Kjar, William L. Anderson


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.


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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