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Matthew McCaffrey

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Matthew McCaffrey is a Fellow of the Mises Institute and associate professor of entrepreneurship 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.

Significant Contributions: 

associate professor of entrepreneurship

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Study for a PhD at the University of Manchester

07/18/2023Power & Market
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The Long Rehabilitation of Frank Fetter

Austrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

11/18/2021Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
On the rise, decline, and rise again of one of the great American economic theorists, Frank Fetter, as well as the Austrian school itself and its rise, decline, and renaissance.
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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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