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Matthew McCaffrey

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Matthew McCaffrey is a Fellow of the Mises Institute and assistant professor of enterprise in the Alliance Manchester Business School at the University of Manchester. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Angers, an MS in economics from Auburn University where he was a Mises research fellow, and a BA in literature from Colorado State University. He is also the recipient of the 2012 Richard E. Fox Foundation Research Prize, the 2010 Lawrence W. Fertig Prize in Austrian Economics, and the 2017 Gary G. Schlarbaum Prize for Excellence in Research and Teaching. His research focuses on the social and economic role of entrepreneurship, and the influence of institutions on entrepreneurial behavior. His published work covers topics such as entrepreneurial decision making, judgement strategy, and the history of entrepreneurial ideas.

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Matt McCaffrey: Austrian Business Strategy (Part 2): Principles

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

07/27/2021Mises Media
Matt McCaffrey identifies the principles of Austrian economics that underpin a distinctive approach to business strategy.
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Matt McCaffrey: Austrian Business Strategy (Part 1): Emergent, Not Planned

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

07/20/2021Mises Media
Strategy is not the formulation of a plan. It is emergent from a process of exploration and discovery.
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Matt McCaffrey on Entrepreneurship and Chinese Military History

World History

06/28/2021Mises Media
Matt McCaffrey talks with Bob about American economist Frank Fetter, before moving on to a staple of his research: the connection between Chinese military history and entrepreneurship.
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Professor Matthew McCaffrey on the Austrian Definition of Capital and its Application for the Health of Your Business

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

10/13/2020Mises Media
What is capital? Austrian economics has a precise and distinctive definition — unlike business schools and most business publications, books, and columnists.
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