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Joseph Alois Schumpeter the public life of a private man by Wolfgang F. Stolper

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • Austria

Subjects:

  • Schumpeter, Joseph Alois, 1883-1950.,
  • Economists -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Economists -- Austria -- Biography.,
  • Economics -- History -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [379]-388) and index.

StatementWolfgang F. Stolper.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB119.S35 S76 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 400p. ;
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1437682M
ISBN 100691043051
LC Control Number93050667

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Schumpeter received his Ph.D. in , and later in , at the age of 28, he published his most famous contribution to economic literature, Theory of Economic Development. Joseph Schumpeter began his career in , when he was offered the position of an associate professor at Czernowitz. Joseph Alois Schumpeter is arguably the most important economist of the 20th century. Most readers are familiar with his Theory of Economic Development and his classic Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy. Less well-known are his seminal works published before he . Thus opens Schumpeter’s prologue to a section of his book, Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy. One might think, on the basis of the quote, that Schumpeter was a Marxist. But the analysis that led Schumpeter to his conclusion differed totally from Karl Marx’s. Joseph Schumpeter, also called Joseph A. Schumpeter, in full Joseph Alois Schumpeter, (born February 8, , Triesch, Moravia [now Třešť, Czech Republic]—died January 8, , Taconic, Connecticut, U.S.), Moravian-born American economist and sociologist known for his theories of capitalist development and business cycles.. Schumpeter was educated in Vienna and taught at the .

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