Schumpeter Conference on Evolutionary Economics, Canada


Building Bridges

The 16th International Schumpeter Society was held in Montreal for three days, between July 6th and 8th, 2016. It hosted 293 presentations from speakers coming from 34 different countries.

Schumpeter Prize Competition 2016

Schumpeter Prize Competition 2016 on Building Bridges with heterodox economic currents The International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society is pleased to announce the 15th Schumpeter Prize Competition. The Prize is awarded every two years in recognition of a recent scholarly contribution related to Schumpeter’s work. It carries a cash award of C$15,000 (10,000 Euros).

The prize went to professors:

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Dengjian Jin

Shane Greenstein (Harvard Business School) for his recent book: How Internet Became Commercial: Innovation, Privatization, and the Birth of a New Network.

Dengjian Jin (Dickinson College, USA), for: The Great Knowledge Transcendence: the Rise of Western Science and Technology Reframed.

The student prizes went to:


Beniamino Callegari PhD student, BI Norwegian Business School – Oslofor: “Beyond trustified capitalism: a Schumpeterian monetary analysis of the evolving relationship between innovation and finance in the U.S.”

Martin Kalthaus PhD student, Friedrich Schiller University Jena: “Knowledge Recombination along the Technology Life Cycle”.

The poster student prize was:

Johan Karlsson

Johan Karlsson Orebro University School of Business, Sweden, for: “The Anatomy of family firms: Exploiting information on governance, kinship and ownership in total population data”.

Keynote Speakers

Richard Nelson
Joel Mokyr
Rongping Mu

Organizing Committee

Catherine Beaudryy
orge Niosi
Patrick Cohendet
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