The Austrian Austrians
We are a politically independent research institute that draws on the legacy of the Austrian School of Economics to examine public policies and identify economic alternatives with a view to promoting a free, responsible and prosperous society.
We publish economic studies and commentary, as well as host conferences and events, including the Europe-wide Free Market Road Show, to discuss and promote free market alternatives to policymakers, businesspeople, academics, and students.
We offer opportunities for like-minded and engaged people and organizations to partner with us, write for us, work for us, or donate.
We deliver up-to-date analysis of the most pressing questions of our time.
An interesting interview with Johan Norberg, author and documentary filmmaker exploring the power of capitalism and free markets.
July 18th, 2023
Discover how Western countries achieved economic growth and what we can do to further enrich our lives.
June 21st, 2023
A short homage on occasion of the 300th birthday of Adam Smith. His insights on the invisible hand, free markets, and societal prosperity shaped modern economics.
June 16th, 2023
Celebrating the remarkable career of Professor Hannes Gissurarson, an unwavering advocate for individual liberty, free markets, and limited government.
June 5th, 2023
Amir Shani and Simon Sarevski discuss the impact and the future of the sharing economy, the changing trends in the tourism industry and more.
May 16th, 2023
Per Bylund and Simon Sarevski discuss the history and theory of entrepreneurship, as well as what the future holds for the entrepreneur as well as the consumer.
April 27th, 2023
Defending the Undefendable is a “dangerous” book about the commercial society's unsung "heroes," but not necessarily saints, that will challenge your convictions.
March 16th, 2023
Students of the DIS Study Program in Copenhagen visited the Austrian Economics Center for a lecture on Austrian Economics, inflation, regulations and more.
November 14th, 2022
Students of the Hungarian Mathias Corvinus Collegium visited the Austrian Economics Center for a lecture on Austrian Economics and inflation.
October 24th, 2022
Carole Nakhle and Simon Sarevski discuss the intertwined life between politics and economics of energy and its prospects for the future.
October 18th, 2022
Larry Reed and Simon Sarevski discuss what it takes to be a hero and the importance of character and how it all connects to (personal) liberty.
September 15th, 2022
Steven Landsburg talks about everyday economics and how with the help of economic logic the layperson can navigate his life.
July 7th, 2022
The Austrian Economics Center and the Hayek Institut congratulate Deirdre McCloskey on becoming a Fellow of the Erasmus Historical and Cultural Research Forum.
May 26th, 2022
The Austrian Economics Center has signed the Joint Declaration on the Importance of IP Rights in Advancing Equitable Access to Vaccines and Therapeutics for Pandemic Preparedness.
May 11th, 2022
Sean Malone talks about movies and pop culture, free speech and cancel culture, and spreading liberty.
May 7th, 2022
April 21st, 2022
The Austrian Economics Center and the Hayek Institut are against the revocation of IP rights for producers of vaccines and COVID-19-related products.
March 22nd, 2022
Unless the government puts a stop on spending and the Fed retires the printing press, continuous inflation is on the horizon.
March 21st, 2022
March 4th, 2022
Oftentimes the question at hand becomes forgotten in the process with free speech ending up as the victim.
March 1st, 2022
Trade has improved female life expectancy, literacy, and gender equality. On these measures, there can be little doubt that trade is a force for good.
February 10th, 2022
Simon Sarevski talked with Steve Davies about jobs and UBI, the challenges we are facing today and more.
January 24th, 2022
Pop Culture & Liberty
Like the samurai, we should not ”forget who we are or where we come from.” But that does not mean that we need to be stuck in time and dare not to move forward.
January 18th, 2022
Simon Sarevski talked with Alberto Mingardi about entrepreneurship and innovation, the state, the system, and of course, Mariana Mazzucato.
December 22nd, 2021
Simon Sarevski argues that we have it in ourselves to solve our problems, and that we made huge progress in the last few decades.
December 16th, 2021
November 17th, 2021
To get a better understanding of the best and worst places to eat, drink, smoke and vape freely EPICENTER have once more released the so-called Nanny State Index.
May 13th, 2021
But let’s not live in illusions: most political leaders of our day follow some brand of socialism or social democracy.
February 24th, 2021
Instead of focusing on inequality, we should focus what makes us more prosperous – all of us, regardless of which income group.
February 28th, 2020
In the midst of another wave of panic over our future, it is high time that we break this cycle and start learning from past failures of our fortune tellers.
January 22nd, 2020
The opportunities of the sharing economy are vast. The sharing economy is the future. Transaction costs will further decrease rapidly.
March 5th, 2019
Politicians flying across the world to discuss climate change at conferences has certainly not decreased the carbon footprint, either.
February 11th, 2019
Do we want to have a better standard of living for everyone rather than focusing on how random “classes” are doing in comparison to one another?
January 30th, 2019
What’s so problematic about people leaving their homelands in their pursuit of happiness?
September 27th, 2018
Embracing the free market mean no more privileges and little way for underpaying the workers.
July 11th, 2018
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The AEC’s fundamental goal is to promote a free, responsible and prosperous society. Through education and improving public understanding of key economic questions, the AEC promotes the idea of a free market economy and the ideal of a free society.
Austrian Economics Center
Grünangergasse 1/15-1 A-1010 Vienna
Phone: +43 1 505 13 49 32 Web: austriancenter.com