Karl Menger as Son of Carl Menger
The Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University Working Paper Series
60 Pages Posted: 4 Jan 2019
Date Written: December 20, 2018
Little is known about the relationship between Carl Menger, founder of the Austrian School of Economics and one of the three fathers of marginal utility theory, and Karl Menger, whose Vienna Mathematical Colloquium was crucial to the development of mathematical economics. The present paper begins to fill this gap in the literature.
Keywords: Carl Menger, Karl Menger, Austrian School of Economics, Mathematical Colloquium, Vienna Circle
JEL Classification: B13, B23, B25, B31
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