European Center of Austrian Economics Foundation



XVIII. International Gottfried von Haberler Conference

SAVE THE DATE: May 17, 2024

16. International Vernon Smith Prize

The Rule of Law. It’s Meaning and Purpose

Award Ceremony: Photo coverage

Germany and France structural problems differ, but both result in the same outcome: subpar productivity, declining competitiveness and sluggish growth.


Our Mission is to spread the word about Austrian School of Economics and the works of it’s founders. See for yourself how implementing those principles can change your organisation for better.

The quality of education has a profound impact on how nations fare in the global race for wealth, social harmony and security. The West is headed in the wrong direction.


It is time for Europe to finally take its own defense seriously.


The Law and Economics Revolution in the latter half of the 20th Century, part of a broader pushback against the failures of general equilibrium economics and the planned economies based on it, has crucially underscored the importance of property rights and the rule of law.


Contract theory is the branch of economics that studies contracts, particularly their design and application. Contract theory falls within the broader category of economics known as “law and economics”, which is the field that studies the relationship between the two


Constitutionalism – one of classical liberalism’s significant legacies in jurisprudence – is the idea that the state must be subject to law; in particular, that state power must be subject to legal limitation.


Our Partners

Liechtenstein Academy | private, educational foundation (FL)
Altas Network | economic research foundation (USA)
Austrian Economics Center | Promoting a free, responsible and prosperous society (Austria)
Berlin Manhatten Institute | non-profit Think Tank (Germany) | Buecher fuer den Liberalismus (Germany)
Cato Institute | policy research foundation (USA)
Center for the New Europe | research foundation (Belgium)
Forum Ordnungspolitik
Friedrich Naumann Stiftung
George Mason University
Heartland Institute
Hayek Institut
Hoover Institution
Istituto Bruno Leoni
Institut Václava Klause
Instytut Misesa
IREF | Institute of Economical and Fiscal Research
Johns Hopkins Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health, and the Study of Business Enterprise | an interdivisional Institute between the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, and the Whiting School of Engineering
Liberales Institut
Liberty Fund
Ludwig von Mises Institute
New York University | Dept. of Economics (USA)
Stockholm Network
Students for Liberty
Swiss Mises Institute
Universidad Francisco Marroquin