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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 PerBylund.com

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Finding the Entrepreneur-Promoter: A Praxeological Inquiry

EntrepreneurshipProduction Theory

12/09/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Rather than relying on the evenly rotating economy, this paper uses the imaginary construction of a specialization deadlock to define the entrepreneur-promoter, the pioneers of economic improvement, praxeologically.
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Introduction to the Entrepreneurship Special Issue

Entrepreneurship

12/08/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The Austrian school of economics has been all but left by the wayside in economics (e.g., Backhouse 2000). This fate, shared with all “heterodox” approaches that do not fully comply with mainstream dogma, means Austrian theory is at best discounted by other economists. More often, and typically, it...
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Per Bylund on The Seen, the Unseen, and the Unrealized

Calculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurshipPraxeology

12/03/2020Mises Media
Dr. Bylund and Jeff Deist discuss Covid and government responses against the backdrop of ripple effects, Say's law, "market failure," and the inability of bureaucrats to make rational tradeoffs.
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Debunking Seven Common Criticisms of Austrian Economics

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

11/25/2020Mises Media
If people want to dismiss this school of thought, which many seem inclined to do for political (not theoretical) reasons, at least they should do so based on facts and knowledge, not on falsehoods.
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Debunking Seven Common Criticisms of Austrian Economics

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog11/25/2020

If people want to dismiss this school of thought, which many seem inclined to do for political (not theoretical) reasons, at least they should do so based on facts and knowledge, not on falsehoods.

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