Jörg Guido Hülsmann

Prof. Dr. Jörg Guido Hülsmann (*1966) is Professor at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Angers. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn (Alabama). He is a prominent representative of the Austrian (Vienna) School of Economics.

Hülsmann studied philosophy at the Free University of Berlin, followed by engineering and economics at the Technical University of Berlin, a course he completed in 1992. He studied finance, marketing and management at the École supérieure de commerce de Toulouse from 1991 to June 1992. In 1996 he received his doctorate in economics from the TU Berlin. In 1999 he received the “Habilitation à diriger des recherches” from the University of Paris-Dauphine, and in 2004 the “Agrégation de l’enseignement supérieur”.

In 1997/98 he worked as a research assistant at the University of Paris-Assas. From 1998 he worked at the University at Buffalo, New York. Since 2004, he has held a chair in economics at the University of Angers.

In 2000, he was appointed Research Fellow by the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn (Alabama) and in 2004 he was appointed Senior Fellow. He is a member of the academic advisory board of the Liberal Institute in Zurich and scientific advisor to the Austrian Institute of Economics and Social Philosophy in Vienna. In addition to his regular authorship for the journal “eigentümlich frei” he is a member of the editorial board. He is also a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Guido Hülsmann publishes numerous articles in the Journal of “Libertarian Studies” and the “Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics”.

Important book publications:

  • Mises – The Last Knight of Liberalism, Auburn, Alabama 2007.
  • The Ethics of Money Production, Auburn, Alabama 2007.
  • Die Krise der Inflationskultur, München 2013.

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