Israel M. Kirzner

Israel M. Kirzner

b. 1930

Nationality: American

Historical Period: The 20th Century and Beyond

Israel Kirzner (b. 1930) is among the foremost scholars in the Austrian School of economic thought. He studied at the University of Cape Town, the University of London, and received his PhD studying under Ludwig von Mises at New York University where he taught for many years. One of his major areas of research concerns the role of entrepreneurship in economic activity.