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Entrepreneurship and the Defense of Capitalism: An Examination of the Work of Israel Kirzner
Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines (2002)
  • Peter Lewin, University of Texas at Dallas
Abstract

Israel Kirzner has spent a career in articulating and refining concept of entrepreneurship; His work is indispensable for anyone seeking an understanding of the role of the entrepreneur in the economy. This paper provides a critical appreciation of this work, and considers how Kirzner’s insights might feature in a defense of Capitalism in the post- Socialist world.

Keywords
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • Capitalism,
  • Coordination,
  • Comparative Systems
Disciplines
Publication Date
2002
Citation Information
Peter Lewin. "Entrepreneurship and the Defense of Capitalism: An Examination of the Work of Israel Kirzner" Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines Vol. 12 Iss. 2 (2002)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/peter_lewin/6/