Economics for Real People: Carl Menger & his Theory of Goods
Speaking of economics … tonight in Auckland my friends at the Uni Economics Group will be talking about one of the greatest economists who ever lived, Carl Menger.
He was the man who explained economic value.
Who brought Aristotle into modern economics.
Who brought causality into economic reasoning.
Unlike his contemporaries, Menger was not interested in in creating artificial, stylized representations of reality, but in explaining the real world actions of real people. Economics, for Carl Menger, is not the study of rarefied aggregates but of purposeful human choice.
No wonder he is largely ignored today. Except by the likes of New Zealand’s richest billionaire.
Come along tonight and learn about this unsung giant.
Where: Business School
Level 2, Owen G. Glenn Building,
12 Grafton Rd,
Auckland University [Map here]
When: Tonight, Tuesday 10 May, 6:00pm