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Per Bylund

Tags The EntrepreneurCalculation and KnowledgeCapital and Interest TheoryEntrepreneurshipProduction Theory

Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketWho Is ...The AustrianSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleLibertarian Papers

AwardsLawrence W. Fertig Prize in Austrian Economics

Per Bylund is Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship & Records-Johnston Professor of Free Enterprise in the School of Entrepreneurship at Oklahoma State University. He has previously held positions at Baylor University and the University of Missouri. Dr. Bylund is the author of numerous scholarly articles and two full-length books: The Seen, the Unseen, and the Unrealized: How Regulations Affect our Everyday Lives, and The Problem of Production: A New Theory of the Firm. He is editor of the Austrian Economics book series at Agenda Publishing, and edited the volume The Next Generation of Austrian Economics: Essays In Honor of Joseph T. Salerno, published by the Mises Institute. For more information see PerBylund.com

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No, Robots Cannot Replace Us

Blog09/18/2018

When robots may be more effective workers and possibly better engineers, they cannot figure out what is valued. That’s the task of entrepreneurs, who bet on what consumers will want.

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Is the Sharing Economy Exploitative?

08/24/2018Power & Market

There's a whole lot of buzz about the sharing economy. Many seem to think it is something new, with some calling for a 'new economics' to explain it while others deride the 'gig economy' as a higher level of exploitation, inequality, and poverty. Neither is a good analysis.

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What the Burgeoning Trade War Really Means for Entrepreneurs

08/17/2018Power & Market
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Why Scandinavia Isn't Exceptional

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog08/15/2018

“Between 1950 and 2000, the Swedish population grew from seven to almost nine million. But astonishingly the net job creation in the private sector was close to zero.”

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The Economic Theory of the Firm

The EntrepreneurFree Markets

08/02/2018Mises Daily Articles
Could there be firms without corporate law? The answer is obvious: firms exist and are an important part of modern markets today just as they existed and provided a vital function before the advent of modern legal systems.
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