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Per Bylund

Tags The EntrepreneurCalculation and KnowledgeCapital and Interest TheoryEntrepreneurshipProduction Theory

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketWho Is ...The AustrianSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleLibertarian Papers

AwardsLawrence W. Fertig Prize in Austrian Economics

Per Bylund, PhD, is a Fellow of the Mises Institute and Assistant 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 PerBylund.com

All Works

Why "Social" Entrepreneurship Is No Substitute for "Market" Entrepreneurship

EntrepreneurshipPricesValue and Exchange

Blog03/14/2020

Market entrepreneurship is what generates net value in society, whereas social entrepreneurship is primarily the use of that value. 

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No, Authoritarian Governments Do Not Outperform "Open Societies" in a Crisis

03/13/2020Power & Market

Although authoritarian states can indeed act swiftly, they always act on the wrong information—and the wrong objectives.

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When It Comes to Raw Power, Few Have More of It Than Central Bankers

Media and CultureSocialismValue and Exchange

Blog02/22/2020

Anticapitalists often complain that people with more money exercise power over people with less money. Yet these same people seem oddly untroubled by the fact that central bankers can manipulate the money supply at any time to enrich themselves at everyone else's expense.

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Is Free Market Economics Too "Ideological"?

Free MarketsPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog02/20/2020

Free market economics is often ignorantly dismissed for being "ideological" rather than scientific. It probably sounds smart to the economically illiterate, but it is decidedly not.

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Per Bylund: The Entrepreneurial Ethic

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

02/18/2020Audio/Video
Hunter Hastings and Per Bylund discuss what drives entrepreneurs to create the future.
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