Here's a very interesting paper by Philippe Aghion, Ufuk Akcigit, Angus Deaton, and Alexandra Roulet, titled "Creative Destruction and Subjective Well-Being" (April 7, 2014, http://isites.harvard.edu/fs/docs/icb.topic1259555.files/Papers%20Spring%202014/AGHION%20April%202014.pdf)The paper looks at "the effect of Schumpeterian creative destruction on subjective well-being. We
Research 2.0 submits:
It’s hard to fathom what the two-day e-G8 meeting in Paris, which starts tomorrow, will offer us. It’s received only minimal coverage, despite the fact that the attendees include such high-profile people as Jeff Bezos, Eric Schmidt and Jimmy Wales, along with scores of other technology company managers, entrepreneurs, political leaders and journalists.
By George Kesarios:Joseph Schumpeter was an Austrian-American economist and is considered to be one of the most influential economists of the 20th century. Schumpeter is credited with popularizing the term "creative destruction" in economics.
By BubbleBustInvesting:Of all characteristics that sets the high technology industry apart from other industries, one stands out: The rapid creative destruction of high technology businesses, especially on the hardware side -- the rise of new more efficient and more effective devices that quickly replace old devices, turning winners into losers, and losers into winners.
By David Knox Barker:In "Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy," Joseph Schumpeter coined the term "Creative Destruction" to explain the capitalist process of innovation. Innovation is continually disrupting and transforming companies, industries and entire global economies built on the demands, risks and rewards of international free market capitalism.
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When do we get to exercise democracy and fire every factotum, apparatchik, toady and lackey in the state who has abused his/her authority?
Everyone lauds “creative destruction” when it shreds monopolies and disrupts private enterprise “business as usual.”
There is one persistent question in economics relating to the issues of aggregate income attained in the economies: the connection between that income and happiness. In other words, does higher per capita GDP or GDP growth increase happiness?
Cullen Roche submits: Joseph Schumpeter is famous for coining the phrase “creative destruction”. He described it as a “process of industrial mutation that incessantly revolutionizes the economic structure from within, incessantly destroying the old one, incessantly creating a new one.” This is a necessary component of capitalism. The strong survive and the weak die.