The Austrian Economics Newsletter is the quarterly interview journal published by the Mises Institute. Each issue spotlights the writings and research of a scholar or financial journalist who works within the tradition of the Austrian School.
The AEN began publishing in the Fall of 1977, under the auspices of the Center for Libertarian Studies, which was then located in New York, New York. The purpose of the AEN was to provide a forum for Austrian students and serve as a communication tool for the new movement. The Mises Institute assumed responsibility for the publication in 1984 and nurtured it to become the most closely read periodical in the world pertaining exclusively to the Austrian School.
The AEN began to emphasize reviews, topical pieces, and, most of all, the extended interview as an effective means of highlighting the newest contributions of Austrians to the literature. Today, interview subjects are now chosen from a variety of disciplines to reflect the full influence of the Austrian tradition.
The AEN that began with Volume 21, the AEN seeks to put on the display the energy, creativity, and productivity of today's Austrian thinkers, who work in many fields to bring the insights of the tradition to bear on new issues of the day. It is a sign of the health and vigor of the Austrian movement that the list of thinkers slated for interview in the future grows ever longer. The Austrian Economics Newsletter is available at no charge to students, faculty, and members on request.