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List of notable or famous economists from Austria, with bios and photos, including the top economists born in Austria and even some popular economists who immigrated to Austria. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Austrian economists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These economists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known economist from Austria is included when available.

These people, like Ludwig von Mises and Friedrich Hayek include images when available.

This historic economists from Austria list can help answer the questions "Who are some Austrian economists of note?" and "Who are the most famous economists from Austria?" These prominent economists of Austria may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Austrian economists.

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Alexander Van der Bellen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Economists from Austria
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Alexander Van der Bellen is an Austrian economist and politician, chairman of the parliamentary club and federal spokesperson of the Austrian Green Party from 1997 to 2008. Van der Bellen was born in Vienna and spent his childhood in Tyrol. In 1962, he graduated from the Akademisches Gymnasium in ...more

Age: 73

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Profession: Politician, Economist

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Carl Menger is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Economists from Austria
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Carl Menger was the founder of the Austrian School of economics. Menger contributed to the development of the theory of marginalism, which rejected the cost-of-production theories of value, such as were developed by the classical economists such as Adam Smith and David Ricardo. ...more

Age: Died at 81 (1840-1921)

Birthplace: Nowy Sącz, Poland

Profession: Author, Economist

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Christoph Badelt

Christoph Badelt is the current Rector of the Vienna University of Economics and Business. He is an economist specializing in social policy. He has done notable work in the economics of nonprofit organizations. In 1998, Badelt, among others, was commissioned by the Austrian government to study the ...more

Age: 66

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Profession: Economist

Emil Lederer was a Bohemian-born German economist and sociologist. Purged from his position at Humboldt University of Berlin in 1933 for being Jewish, Lederer fled into exile. He helped establish the "University in Exile" at the New School in New York City. ...more

Age: Died at 57 (1882-1939)

Birthplace: Plzeň Region, Europe, Pilsen, Czech Republic, Central Europe, + more

Profession: Scientist, Economist

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