New contributions to the entrepreneurial theory of social and cultural change

Keywords: entrepreneurship, social and cultural change, knowledge, economic calculation, social bond

Abstract

This paper combines the theoretical framework developed by Coyne and Boettke (2009) about an entrepreneurial theory of social and cultural change, with the contributions of Huerta de Soto (2010) about the impossibility of economic calculation in socialism. With this synthesis, the entrepreneurial theory of social and cultural change is reinforced to (1) refute any political action aimed to achieve social and cultural changes, and (2) to claim the entrepreneur as the driving force of all social phenomena. The paper concludes that, as in the market sphere, the government cannot effectively implement policies oriented to social and cultural change, since it cannot acquire the knowledge necessary to plan society and social relationships.

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Author Biography

Vicente Moreno Casas, Universidad Loyola Andalucía

Economics student at Loyola University, Spain. Interested in Austrian Economics and its connection with Feminist Economics and sociology.

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Published
2020-05-17
How to Cite
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Moreno Casas V. New contributions to the entrepreneurial theory of social and cultural change. MisesJournal [Internet]. 2020May17 [cited 2020Sep.21];8. Available from: https://www.revistamises.org.br/misesjournal/article/view/1269
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