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On the Verge of the Second Entrepreneurial Turn by Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski

‘Up until recent days, the history of humankind has been primarily a history of organized violence – wars, conquests, raids, slavery, oppression, and persecution. Entrepreneurs provided goods and services, but the attention of both the common man and the social … Continue reading

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Nobel Winner Jean Tirole’s Faulty Views on Monopoly by Frank Shostak

Shostak wrote an very good critique of Tirole pointing out the fallacy of so-called perfect competition and how it eliminates the essential role of the entrepreneur. ‘Frenchman Jean Tirole of the University of Toulouse won the 2014 Nobel Prize in … Continue reading

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The Ethics of Entrepreneurship and Profit by Hans-Hermann Hoppe

“The Ethics of Entrepreneurship and Profit” is an expanded version of “How Entrepreneurs Make Society Better” (pdf file) which was recently published in the Ludwig von Mises Institute newsletter. ‘The question of justice, i.e., whether or not a specific action … Continue reading

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How Entrepreneurs Make Society Better by Hans-Hermann Hoppe

“How Entrepreneurs Make Society Better” (pdf file) is an excerpt from a lecture titled “The Ethics of Entrepreneurship and Profit” delivered by Hoppe this summer. As always, Hoppe makes some excellent points and relates entrepreneurship to his framework of a … Continue reading

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How to Get Startup Ideas by Paul Graham

“How to Get Startup Ideas” was written by Paul Graham of Y Combinator in 2012. I recall reading it before, but a few days ago someone linked to it on their blog (unfortunately I cannot recall which blog) which prompted … Continue reading

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Peter Klein on Entrepreneurship

From a question and answer session posted at the Ludwig von Mises Institute: ‘SM: What, in your opinion, can a government do to promote entrepreneurship? PK: Government officials talk about giving us more and better entrepreneurship, but what they usually … Continue reading

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From eTalks – Peter Klein: Entrepreneurship, Economics and Education

Peter Klein recently did an interview with eTalks: ‘Niaz: You are the prominent researcher, speaker, author, analyst and think tank in the field of entrepreneurship, innovation, economics, and education. At the very beginning of our interview can you please tell … Continue reading

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