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Teoria econômica, empresários e metamorfoses na empresa industrial

  • João Antonio de Paula
  • Hugo E. A. da Gama Cerqueira


  • Eduardo da Motta e Albuquerque


This paper discusses the roles of the entrepreneur in the economic theory. Taking the elaboration of Schumpeter as a reference, the paper analyses the forerunner contributions of Cantillon and Bentham, as well as the different approaches of Marx, Veblen and Sombart. The changing role of the entrepreneur after the emergency of the modern corporations is discussed, following the works of Schumpeter, Penrose and Chandler.

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Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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Publication status: Published in Revista de Economia Politica, v. 24, n. 4, p. 563-583, 2004.
Handle: RePEc:cdp:texdis:td133
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