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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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Per Bylund on a New Austrian Business Paradigm: Facilitation of Value

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

11/03/2020Mises Media
Per Bylund's exposition of the principle of Facilitation of Value leads to a new — Austrian — paradigm for business.
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Why There is No Such Thing as an Exploitative Monopoly in a Free Market

Cronyism and CorporatismProtectionism and Free TradeMonopoly and Competition


What's a telltale sign of economic illiteracy? I'm starting to believe the worst is the claim that markets lead to monopoly and the accumulation of wealth in a few hands.

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The Genius of Mises's Action Axiom



It is through action that our subjective valuations become measurable in objective reality. This is why the action axiom is an irreplaceable launch pad for economic thinking.

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Dr. Per Bylund on the Austrian School versus Business School

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

09/29/2020Mises Media
Dr. Per Bylund wonders if business schools are facing an existential problem. Why do business schools exist?
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Is Austrian Economics Ideological?

08/26/2020Power & Market
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