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Mises, Ludwig vonBritannica Student Article

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(1881–1973), U.S. economist, born in Lemberg, Austria-Hungary (now Lvov, Ukraine); preeminent spokesman for economic Liberalism in the 20th century; received doctorate from University of Vienna 1906, followed by study under Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk, a founder of the Austrian school of economics; taught at University of Vienna 1913–34; served as economist for Vienna Chamber of Commerce 1909–34; founded Austrian Institute for Business Cycle Research 1926; at Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland, 1934–40; immigrated to U.S. 1940; visiting professor at New York University 1945–69; most notable publications were ‘Socialism' (1922), and ‘Human Action' (1940)