Philipp Bagus has been a professor in the master’s degree program in Austrian economics since the 2007/2008 academic year.
Bagus holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in economics (Diplomvolkswirt) from the University of Münster in Germany and a doctorate in economic sciences from the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos.
He teaches the following subjects in the university master’s degree program in Austrian economics: The Free-Market Approach in the Field of the Economic Sciences, The Methodological Foundations of the Austrian School of Economics (on the methodology of the Austrian School), and, since the 2014/2015 academic year, The Austrian School in the Context of Economic Doctrines (which deals with the history of economic thought).
His chief areas of research are: monetary theory, banking theory, capital theory, and the theory of economic cycles.
He has published papers in international journals such as The Journal of Business Ethics, The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, The Independent Review, Libertarian Papers, The Journal of Libertarian Studies, The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, and The Review of Austrian Economics, among others.
He is Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Market Processes: European Journal of Political Economy and Contributing Editor of The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.
He has authored the following books: The Tragedy of the Euro (published in twelve languages), In Defense of Deflation, Deep Freeze: Iceland´s Economic Collapse (with David Howden), Why Others Are Getting Richer at Your Expense (with Andreas Marquart), and Small States, Big Opportunities: Why Small States Are Just Better (also with Andreas Marquart).
He is a fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute (Auburn, AL), an IREF scholar, a member of the scientific board of the Mises Institut Deutschland, and he belongs to the Hayek Gesellschaft and the Mont Pelerin Society.
In addition, he has received the Templeton Fellowship Award from the Independent Institute, the Ron Paul Liberty in Media Award, and the Ludwig-Erhard-Preis für Wirtschaftspublizistik.