The American economists, at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th centuries, were more pioneering than their Continental colleagues on the issue of entrepreneurship. Their endeavor was mainly concentrated on explaining the sources of profit and in justifying its economic necessity and merit. The present paper will investigate comparatively with their Continental colleagues, their various ideas and arguments developed regarding the motives, functions and entrepreneurial rewards.
entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial functions,, American contribution
How to Cite
Karayiannis, A. D., (2005) “THE AMERICAN APOGEE OF CONTRIBUTIONS ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP (1880s – 1920s)”, American Review of Political Economy 3(2). doi: https://doi.org/10.38024/arpe.90