In his new book, Vienna and Chicago, Friends or Foes? economist and author Mark Skousen
debates the Austrian and Chicago schools of free-market economics, two schools in constant, heated disagreement in their theories of money, business cycle, government policy, and methodology.
Two Views of Vienna and Chicago, Friends or Foes? From the Chicago School: “This tale is thorough, thoughtful, even-handed, and highly readable. All economists, of whatever school, will find it both instructive and entertaining.” —Milton Friedman From the Austrian School: “In this upbeat tale of two schools, Skousen gives us a delightful blend of theory, history, and political science, and shows that there is much common ground and scope for development.” —Roger W. Garrison
is Benjamin Franklin Chair of Management at Grantham University. In 2004-05, he taught economics and finance at Columbia Business School and Columbia University. He is the editor-in-chief of the investment newsletter “Forecasts and Strategies”, and the author of several books, including “The Making of Modern Economics” and “The Power of Economic Thinking”.