Ludwig Lachmann (1906–1990) was a German-born member of the Austrian School of economics. He studied at the London School of Economics in the 1930s, taught at the University of Wiwatersrand in South Africa, and wrote seminal material on Austrian capital theory.
Ludwig von Mises: "Despots and democratic majorities are drunk with power. They must reluctantly admit that they are subject to the laws of nature. But they reject the very notion of economic law . . . economic history is a long record of government policies that failed because they were designed with a bold disregard for the laws of economics." - Austrian Economics: An Anthology