On a tip from Peter Boettke I’ve been thumbing through Jonathan Hughes’ The Vital Few, a history of entrepreneurial activity in America. He focuses not just on obvious inventors like Thomas Edison or on expert managers like Andrew Carnegie, but he also writes about the lives of institutional entrepreneurs who proposed innovative rule sets to order economic and social activity in a new ways. The one worth reading about is William Penn, architect o … Read More

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