Say lives

I don’t know about the rest of the economics world, but where else but here at the J.-B. Say Congress would one find this:

Entrepreneurship has become a specific field of research in Economics since the beginning of the 1980s. This period was characterised by two linked phenomena: (1) the end of economic growth (“The Glorious Thirty 1945-1975”) and (2) the failure of Keynesian policies. A new economic dynamics should be ensuing from a radical economic and political change. Thus, the challenge was to find a new economic dynamics based on a new institutional structure, aimed to promote free markets and private initiative.

This is from an editorial in the local research institute into industry and innovation newsletter, Innov.doc No. 54 dated Septembre 2014. The spirit of Jean-Baptise Say has not yet been extinguished, although it has been exiled to the far north west of France, as had Say himself.

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