Joseph Schumpeter

Joseph Schumpeter

Born: February 8, 1883

Died: January 8, 1950

Nationality: American

Occupation: Economist

Biography: Joseph Alois Schumpeter was an Austrian-Hungarian-American economist and political scientist. He popularized the term creative destruction in economics.

Source/Notes: Ten Great Economists (2003 edition), Routledge - ISBN: 9781134835485

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Source/Notes: The Economics and Sociology of Capitalism (1991 edition), Princeton University Press - ISBN: 9780691003832
Source/Notes: (To economics students, recorded by RL Heilbroner, The Embarrassment of Economics, 1996)

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Source/Notes: Part I, Chapter I, pg.5 - Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy (Third Edition)