Posts Tagged ‘Schumpeter’

  1. The tax state and entrepreneurial profit


    December 12, 2017 by AK

    Corey Robin, the author of The Reactionary Mind, wrote on Crooked Timber: Schumpeter famously said that taxes are the “thunder of world history.” In The Guardian, he put it this way: Taxes are the “thunder of world history,” wrote Joseph Schumpeter. “The spirit of a people … is written in its fiscal history.” Schumpeter’s 1918 …
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  2. Peter Thiel follows Schumpeter, not Ayn Rand


    July 26, 2016 by AK

    The Economist runs regular columns named after prominent figures from the past: Bagehot, Charlemagne, Babbage. Under “Schumpeter,” they wrote of Peter Thiel earlier this year: In a book, “Zero to One”, published in 2014, he pooh-poohed competition and celebrated the power of “creative monopolists” who add “entirely new categories of abundance to the world”… There …
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