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Samuel Bostaph

Tags War and Foreign PolicyHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free Market

AwardsLawrence W. Fertig Prize in Austrian Economics

Bostaph is Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Dallas.

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Schumpeter vs. Kirzner on Entrepreneurs

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship


A comparison between the two theories of entrepreneurial action suggest that it may be time to drop the use of the words “equilibrium” and “disequilibrium” from economics.

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The Second Socialist Calculation Debate: Comments at the 2018 Austrian Economics Research Conference

SocialismCalculation and Knowledge

02/28/2019Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This article discusses the changes in Austrian economics stimulated by the Second Socialist Calculation Debate and suggests a direction for future research.
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Review: How Economics Professors Can Stop Failing Us


09/25/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Many economists “essentially have no justification, or defensible reason, for what they are doing” and resent being asked to provide one.
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Andrew Carnegie: An Economic Biography

BiographiesU.S. EconomyU.S. History

Samuel Bostaph (University of Dallas) discusses his recent book, Andrew Carnegie: An Economic Biography.
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Driving the Market Process: "Alertness" Versus Innovation and "Creative Destruction"

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

08/21/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This paper summarizes and compares the theories of entrepreneurship of Joseph A. Schumpter and Israel M. Kirzner as presented in their major scholarly contributions to economic analysis.


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