Office of the Secretary General
Emeritus Professor Horst Hanusch
Chair of Economics
University of Augsburg
http://www.iss-evec.de
horst.hanusch@wiwi.uni-augsburg.de


Schumpeter prize

14th Schumpeter Prize Competition 2014

(Details to be announced)



Former Schumpeter Prize Competitions

Topic 2012: Evolving towards sustainability: the role of entrepreneurship, innovation and competition

Winners:

Franco MALERBA, Richard NELSON, Luigi ORSENIGO, and Sidney WINTER: "Innovation and the evolution of industries: history friendly models"

Topic 2010: Innovation, Organisation, Sustainability and Crises

Winners:

Bart NOOTEBOOM: "A cognitive theory of the firm. Learning, governance and dynamic capabilities", Edward Elgar, Cheltenham 2009

William LAZONICK: "Sustainable prosperity in the new economy?", W.E Upjon Institute Michigan, 2009

Topic 2008: Innovation and Economic Development

Winners:

Martin FRANSMAN: "The New ICT Ecosystem: Implications for Europe", Kokoro, 2007

Mario AMENDOLA and Jean-Luc GAFFARD: "The Market Way to Riches: Behind the Myth", Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2006

Thomas McCRAW: "Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction", Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA and London, 2007

The winners were announced during the conference at Rio de Janeiro on July 2-5, 2008.

Topic 2006: Innovation, Competition and Growth: Schumpeterian Perspectives
Winners:
Philippe Aghion, Harvard University / Rachel Griffith, University College London, "Competition and Growth. Reconciling Theory and Evidence" (MIT Press, 2005)
Richard G. Lipsey, Kenneth I. Carlaw and Clifford T. Bekar, "Economic Transformations and Long-Term Economic Growth", Oxford University Press, 2005
Richard N. Langlois, "The Dynamics of Industrial Capitalism: Schumpeter, Chandler and the New Economy", London, Routledge, 2006

Topic 2004: Innovation, Industrial Dynamics and Structural Transformation: Schumpeterian Legacies
Winner:
J. Peter Murmann, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL/USA, "Knowledge and Competitive Advantage. The Coevolution of Firms, Technology, and National Institutions”.

Topic 2002: Entrepreneurship, the New Economy and Public Policy: Schumpeterian Perspectives
Winner:
Steven Klepper, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, "The Evolution of the U.S. Automobile Industry and Detroit as its Capital"

Topic 2000: Change, development and transformation
Winners:
Brian J. Loasby, University of Stirling, "Knowledge, Institutions and Evolution in Economics" (Routledge, 1999);
Jason Potts, University of Queensland, "The New Evolutionary Microeconomics. Complexity, Competence and Adaptive Behaviour", Edward Elgar.

Topic 1998: Capitalism and Democracy in the 21st Century
Winners:
Masahiko Aoki, Stanford University, "Towards a comparative institutional analysis":
Frank R. Lichtenberg, Columbia University New York, "Pharmaceutical innovation as a process of creative destruction";
[Honorary prize]: Mancur Olson, University of Maryland (= 1998), " Capitalism and democracy in the 21st century. Capitalism, socialism and dictatorship"

Topic 1996: Learning Entrepreneurship and the Dynamics of the Firm
Winner:
Maureen D. McKelvey, Linköping University, "Evolutionary innovations: The business of biotechnology", Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Topic 1994: Innovation, Investment and International Competition
Winners:
Elias Dinopoulos, University of Florida, "Schumpeterian Growth Theory: An Overview", in: Osaka City University Economic Review, vol. 29, No. 1-2, pp. 1-21, January 1994, reprinted in: Ernst Helmstädter and Mark Perlman (eds) "Behavioral Norms, Technological Progress and Economic Dynamics. Studies in Schumpeterian Economics", Ann Arbor, Mi: University of Michigan Press, pp. 371-391, 1996.
Jean Fan, University of Exeter, "Endogenous Technical Progress, R&D Periods and Durations of Business Cycles", in: Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Volume 5, No. 4, 1995.

Topic 1992: Government, the 'Tax State' and Economic Dynamics
Winners:
Richard Musgrave, University of California/Santa Cruz "Schumpeter's Crisis of the Tax State. An Essay in Fiscal Sociology", in: Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Volume 2, No. 2, 1992.
Christopher Green, McGill University, Montreal, "From 'Tax State' to 'Debt State'", in: Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Volume 3, No. 1, 1993.

Topic 1990: Evolutionary Economics: Theory and Evidence
Winners:
W. Brian Arthur, Stanford University, "Positive feedback mechanisms in the economy", in: Scientific American, Feb. 1990;
Joel Mokyr, Northwestern University, "The Lever of Power: Technical Creativity and Economic Progress", Oxford University Press 1990;
Manuel Trajtenberg, University of Tel Aviv: "Economic Analysis of Product Innovation: The Case of the CT Scanners", Harvard University Press 1989.

Topic 1988: A Study in the Diffusion of Technology
Winner:
Christopher Freeman, University of Sussex, "Technology Policy and Economic Performance: Lessons from Japan" Published in UK by Pinter Press and distributed in the US by Columbia University Press 1987.