Austria (German: Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (German: Republik Österreich), is a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Hungary and Slovakia to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. The territory of Austria covers 83,879 km². The terrain is highly mountainous, lying within the Alps; only 32% of the country is below 500 m, and its highest point is 3,798 m. The majority of the population speaks local Bavarian dialects of German as their native language, and German in its standard form is the country's official language. Other local official languages are Hungarian, Burgenland Croatian and Slovene.
- Vienna - Capital of Austria
Measures of Freedom
2016: Status: Free, Aggregate Score: 95, Political Rights: 1, Civil Liberties: 1
2014: 8.53, Rank: 11, Personal Freedom: 9.50, Economic Freedom: 7.56, Democracy Index: 8.32
2014: 7.56, Rank: 28
Broad biographical essay, including Böhm-Bawerk relationships with Menger, Mises and Schumpeter, and his two major works
Biographical and bibliographical essay; chapter 8 of 15 Great Austrian Economists
Lengthy biographical essay on Mises, including details on Menger and Böhm-Bawerk
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