Joseph Alois Schumpeter





Joseph Alois Schumpeter

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born
in Třešť, Habsburg Moravia (now Czech Republic, then part of Austria-Hungary)
February 08, 1883

died
January 08, 1950

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Joseph Alois Schumpeter (8 February 1883 – 8 January 1950) was an Austrian American economist and political scientist. He briefly served as Finance Minister of Austria in 1919. One of the most influential economists of the 20th century, Schumpeter popularized the term "creative destruction" in economics.


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“The first thing a man will do for his ideal is lie”
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“Geniuses and prophets do not usually excel in professional learning, and their originality, if any, is often due precisely to the fact that they do not.”
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