Review of Erwin Dekker’s The Viennese Students of Civilization: The Meaning and Context of Austrian Economics Reconsidered. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016, 216 pp.

  • Harald Hagemann University of Hohenheim

Author Biography

Harald Hagemann, University of Hohenheim

Harald Hagemann is Professor Emeritus of Economic Theory at the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany. He is also a Life Member of Clare Hall, University of Cambridge. In 1999/2000, he was Theodor Heuss Professor at the Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Sciences at the New School for Social Research in New York. He formerly taught at the University of Bremen, Kiel, and the Free University of Berlin. He was also a visiting Professor at the Universities of Bologna, EAFIT Medellin, Graz, Linz, Lyon 2, Meiji University Tokyo, Nice, Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne, Strasbourg and Sydney. His main research covers growth and structural change, technological change and employment, business cycle theory and the emigration of German-speaking economists during the Nazi period. He is also an Honorary Past President of the European Society for the History of Economic Thought (ESHET). Since 2013, he is the Chairman of the Keynes-Gesellschaft.

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