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Samuel Bostaph

Tags War and Foreign PolicyHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free Market

AwardsLawrence W. Fertig Prize in Austrian Economics

Bostaph is Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Dallas.

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Review: How Economics Professors Can Stop Failing Us


09/25/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Many economists “essentially have no justification, or defensible reason, for what they are doing” and resent being asked to provide one.
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Andrew Carnegie: An Economic Biography

BiographiesU.S. EconomyU.S. History

Samuel Bostaph (University of Dallas) discusses his recent book, Andrew Carnegie: An Economic Biography.
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Driving the Market Process: "Alertness" Versus Innovation and "Creative Destruction"

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

08/21/2014Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
This paper summarizes and compares the theories of entrepreneurship of Joseph A. Schumpter and Israel M. Kirzner as presented in their major scholarly contributions to economic analysis.


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Driving the Market Process: Why Entrepreneurial "Alertness" Trumps "Creative Destruction"

Global EconomyEntrepreneurshipValue and Exchange

From the session on "Advances in the Theory of Entrepreneurship," presented at the Austrian Economics Research Conference. Recorded 21 March 2013 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama.
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Greenspan's Austrian Roots

BiographiesThe Fed

01/01/2001The Free Market
Earlier last year (February 17) in testimony before the House Banking Committee, Alan Greenspan argued that increases in productivity tend to create greater increases in aggregate demand than in potential aggregate supply. His reasoning was that productivity increases stimulate optimistic corporate...
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