Scholarly Comments on Academic Economics

Erwin Dekker on Carl Menger on Adam Smith

Erwin Dekker and Stefan Kolev have provided in EJW a first-ever English translation of a remarkable 1891 essay by Carl Menger. In this podcast Dekker discusses the essay, adding context drawn from his own studies (represented by his book The Viennese Students of Civilization: The Meaning and Context of Austrian Economics Reconsidered), to aid in understanding Menger’s times and his legacy.

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