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 (sho͝om′pā-tər), Joseph Alois 1883-1950.
Moravian-born American economist known for his theories of socioeconomic evolution and the development of capitalism.
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Noun1.Schumpeter - United States economist (born in Czechoslovakia) (1883-1950)
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26) Moreover, like Schumpeter, Sylos believed that an effective theory had to be a dynamic one.
In building his case, Caplan cites Joseph Schumpeter (1883-1950), the great defender of markets and the "creative destruction" they entail both in business and in the larger society.
Many have noted a recent Schumpeter renaissance (e.
At first sight, to suggest the existence of a connection between Joseph Schumpeter, an Austrian economist of the first half of the 20th Century, and the economic development agendas in the four main election manifestos may appear strange, but on closer inspection it is not at all absurd.
Schumpeter viewed the source of these employment opportunities as "the gales of creative destruction" (Schumpeter, 1934).
The demise of these once profitable companies may well reflect their failure to sustain a position in their own market and as a global player when severely tested by what Joseph Schumpeter, the great Austrian-American economist of the 1930s and 1940s, described as "creative destruction".
Economist Joseph Schumpeter coined the phrase "creative destruction" to describe the process of economic structural change (new products sweep away the obsolete).
The eminent economist, Joseph Schumpeter, coined the phrase "creative destruction" to describe the process of economic structural change (new products sweep away the obsolete).
Now, Joseph Schumpeter says that the mark of the civilized person is to acknowledge that one's deepest convictions are the products of contingent history and culture, but nonetheless "stand unflinchingly" for them (1); but I take it that Schumpeter intends to suggest that there are few civilized people and many barbarians.
However, Phelps explains how Schumpeter got it wrong by considering all innovation to be exogenous to an economy and solely the product of inquiry into the physical sciences.
Javaid has presented his research work at several peer reviewed international conferences including 13th Schumpeter Society Conference (Aalborg, Denmark), 8th GLOBELICS Conference (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 6th GLOBELICS Conference (Mexico City), 3rd Thematic Meeting of the French Economic Association (Sophia Anti-polio, France) and 5th GLOBELICS Academy on Innovation and Development (Tempere, Finland).
I would also say that along the way, he chases a bit of a rabbit trail by comparing and contrasting Schumpeter and Kirzner's visions of the entrepreneur; however, given Schumpeter's popularity, as well as the link between his ideas and Austrian writings that exists--rightly or wrongly--in the minds of many academics, perhaps such a discussion is justified.