Joseph Schumpeter


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 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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Can Capitalism Survive? Cre...

3.84 avg rating — 73 ratings — published 1942 — 7 editions
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Essays: On Entrepreneurs, I...

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Business Cycles: A Theoreti...

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Ten Great Economists: From ...

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The Economics and Sociology...

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Imperialism and Social Classes

3.48 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 1951 — 7 editions
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Methodological Individualism

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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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