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Per Bylund

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Per Bylund, PhD, is a Fellow of the Mises Institute and Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship & Records-Johnston Professor of Free Enterprise in the School of Entrepreneurship in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University, and an Associate Fellow of the Ratio Institute in Stockholm. He has previously held positions at Baylor University and the University of Missouri. Dr. Bylund has published research in top journals in both entrepreneurship and management as well as in both the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics and the Review of Austrian Economics. He is the author of two full-length books: The Seen, the Unseen, and the Unrealized: How Regulations Affect our Everyday Lives, and The Problem of Production: A New Theory of the Firm. He edits the Austrian Economics book series at Agenda Publishing, and edited the volume The Next Generation of Austrian Economics: Essays In Honor of Joseph T. Salerno, published by the Mises Institute. He has founded four business startups and writes a monthly column for Entrepreneur magazine. For more information see

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The Unseen Costs of Covid Policies

Big GovernmentHealthMedia and Culture

04/12/2022Mises Media
Recorded in Birmingham, Alabama, on April 2, 2022.
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Per Bylund: Think Better, Think Austrian—a How-To Guide

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

04/05/2022Mises Media
Hunter Hastings talks with economist Dr. Per Bylund about exactly how the Austrian way of thinking helps businesspeople in every role to think better, and the business benefits that ensue.
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Miss Rand on Public Property

02/14/2022Power & Market
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Panel: “Entrepreneurship vs. The State”

The EntrepreneurStrategy

11/12/2021Mises Media
Recorded in St. Petersburg, Florida on October 22, 2021.
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Get Ready for the Socialist Calculation Debate Redux

World History


Ideas matter, but they matter when and because they are put into practice. We're seeing rising romanticism around central planning so we're going to have to refight the socialist calculation debate all over again.

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