<p>Richard von Strigl (1891–1942) was an Austrian economist.
The 1920s and 1930s were a glorious era in the history of the Austrian School of economics. In those days, the city of Vienna saw the first genuine culture of scholars working in the tradition established by Carl Menger, and this culture radiated throughout the rest of the German-speaking world and into other countries.
Many important works of this period have been translated into English, in particular, the books by Ludwig von Mises and F. A. Hayek, and also the works of other scholars like Fritz Machlup, Gottfried von Haberler, Oskar Morgenstern, Franz Cuhel, Hans Mayer, Paul Rosenstein-Rodan, and Leo Schonfeld-Illy. Among the pioneering works of this time that have hitherto not have been accessible to the anglophone public is that by Richard von Strigl. Like many other luminaries of pre-World War II Austrian intellectual and artistic life,
Richard Ritter von Strigl was a native of former Moravia (which is today a part of the Czech Republic) where he was born February 7, 1891. He studied at the University of Vienna and was admitted as a very young man to the famous private seminar of Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk, which had</p>