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.
Now that anyone can invest, amateur investors are able to influence financial markets. But this shift comes with dangerous pitfalls.
June 7th, 2023
Some countries have a stranglehold on the materials the world needs to build a low-carbon economy.
May 12th, 2023
The EU is shifting toward LNG as a response to decreased Russian imports, but the strategy comes with a new set of challenges.
March 31st, 2023
While the U.S. and the euro area appear to have avoided the worst, much depends on how central banks will react to unanticipated news in the coming months.
March 6th, 2023
Despite Western sanctions and volatile prices, Russian oil exports proved resilient last year. The global oil market may face different challenges in 2023.
January 28th, 2023
Though some believe punishing “profiteering” with higher taxation is morally justified, for the economy, it is a dangerous folly.
December 23rd, 2022
Governments interfere with pricing mechanisms to shield consumers and companies from rising energy costs, but such measures only deepen the problems in the long run.
December 7th, 2022
Taxation and overregulation have sapped Western countries’ entrepreneurial energies. But the worst part of the low-growth problem is workforce education.
November 25th, 2022
China’s growing confidence and military strength make an attack on Taiwan likely in the next five years. But American and Taiwanese resolve may still deter Xi Jinping.
November 16th, 2022
The political popularity of the European Chips Act does not necessarily make centrally planned investment in chip manufacturing a great idea.
November 10th, 2022
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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