Auke Leen


Assistant Professor of Economics

Address: Steenschuur 25, 2311 ES Leiden, room A2.59
Phone:  ++31 71 527 7853 

Short bio:

Auke Leen (1953) is assistant professor at the Faculty of Law of Leiden University. He is also fellow at Leiden Law School (E.M. Meijers Institute).
His thesis (1999) was about the role of the consumer in the Austrian School of economic thought.


  • General Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Philosophy, Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Courses on advanced Austrian Economics, New York University, New York, USA

Other functions:

  • Board of Directors: Global Business and Technology Association
  • Editorial Board and Board of Directors: Ludwig von Mises Institute Europe,
  • Brussels (Belgium) 
  • Associate Editor: Archives of Economic History (Editorial Board) (ISNN 1108-7005)
  • Regional editor:  Journal of Global Business and Technology  (ISNN 1553-5495)
  • Associate Editor: Frontiers in Finance and Economics  (ISNN 1814-2044)
  • Board of Advisors: Association of Independent Entrepreneurs (VZO, Benschop, The Netherlands)
  • Research Fellow Leiden Law School

Research interests:

  • General Economics
  • Law and Economics with an emphasis on Constitutional  Economics
  • History of Economic Thought with an emphasis on Austrian Economics



Last Modified: 01-08-2016