Alvino-Mario Fantini

April 24, 2017

Reviving the Austrian Tradition

Everything you always wanted to know about the Austrian School of Economics. Speaking about Austrian Economics—or, rather, ‘the Austrian Tradition’—is often met with raised eyebrows.  It’s not just that the vast majority of people are unacquainted with this tradition. It’s more a consequence of having been purposefully ignored by the leading departments of economics around the world. Even Austrian universities fail to teach it anymore. All that may be about to change. The Liechtenstein Academy, a non-profit educational institution set up last year, aims to provide students with a broad multi-disciplinary education in the basics elements of the Austrian School of Economics and, more generally, the Austrian Tradition. The brain-child of HSH Prince Philipp of Liechtenstein, the Liechtenstein Academy will offer a program of eight ‘modules’, […]