SCHUMPETER’S “ENTREPRENEUR” AND WHY WE NEED ECONOMIC SOCIOLOGY

@inproceedings{Swedberg2003SCHUMPETERSA,
  title={SCHUMPETER’S “ENTREPRENEUR” AND WHY WE NEED ECONOMIC SOCIOLOGY},
  author={Richard Swedberg},
  year={2003}
}
Let me start by thanking Markus Becker and Thorbjorn Knudsen for making this important article available to us all and for providing such a careful translation. “Entrepreneur” is a central piece in Schumpeter’s production, and it is a sad fact that it has not been available in English till now. This article, to be more precise, is one of Schumpeter’s key writings on entrepreneurship. It is only rivaled, in this respect, by Chapter 2 in Theory of Economic Development (1911, 1926, 1934), some… CONTINUE READING