Schumpeter, Joseph Alois

Schumpeter (1883-1950) studied Law at the University of Vienna and for a while he practised it, but he also attended the Wieser and Böhm-Bawerk seminars. In 1909 he was professor of economics at Czernowitz, and three years later he was called to Graz. He was finance minister in 1919-20, and in 1925 he accepted a chair in public finance in Bonn; in 1927 was visiting professor at Harvard and in 1932 he accepted a professorship in economics, which he held until 1950.

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Source: DAB ; New Palgrave ; wswe .

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