The Use and Abuse of History of Economic Thought: The Case of the Austrian School of Economics

History of Political Economy, Vol. 34, pp. 337-360, 2002

25 Pages Posted: 18 Jan 2010  

Peter J. Boettke

George Mason University - Department of Economics

Date Written: 2002

Abstract

The author considers how History of Economic thought has been beneficial and, at other times, stifling to the development of Austrian economics.

JEL Classification: B2, B31, B53

Suggested Citation

Boettke, Peter J., The Use and Abuse of History of Economic Thought: The Case of the Austrian School of Economics (2002). History of Political Economy, Vol. 34, pp. 337-360, 2002. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1537977

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