The Person and the Work of the Entrepreneur

  • Edward J. O’Boyle


Nothing in Schumpeter’s writings is more familiar and more commonly mentioned than his “creative destruction.” Arguably the term is as well known as Adam Smith’s “invisible hand.” One central difference between the two, however, is that creative destruction is a real economic actuality. The invisible hand is a manner of speaking.


Market Economy Hazardous Waste Site Visit Environmental Remediation Creative Destruction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward J. O’Boyle
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  1. 1.Louisiana Tech UniversityUSA

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