Per Bylund, Ph.D. Assistant Professor and the Records-Johnston Professorship School of Entrepreneurship Personal Website 217 Business Building Stillwater Campus 405-744-4301 (Phone)


Ph D, University of MissouriApplied economics2012
MA, Lund UniversityPolitical science2005
MS, Jönköping International Business SchoolInformatics1999
BBA, Jönköping International Business SchoolCorporate finance1998


Per L. Bylund & Matthew McCaffrey. "A Theory of Entrepreneurship and Institutional Uncertainty". Journal of Business Venturing, 32 (5), 461-475.

Mark Packard & Per L. Bylund. "On the Relationship of Inequality and Entrepreneurship". Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, (Forthcoming).

Per L. Bylund. ""The Management Problem of Socialism: Cost at the Expense of Value," in McCaffrey (ed.) The Economic Theory of Costs: Foundations and New Directions". Routledge. (Forthcoming).

Per L. Bylund & GP Manish. "Private Property and Economic Calculation: A Reply to Andy Denis". Review of Political Economy. (Forthcoming).

Matthew S Wood, Per L. Bylund & Steven W Bradley. (2016). "The Influence of Tax and Regulatory Policies on Entrepreneurs’ Opportunity Evaluation Decisions". Management Decision. 54 (5), 1160-1182.

Per L. Bylund & GP Manish. (2016). "Mises-Knight Theory of Uncertainty and its Implications for Entrepreneurship, Equilibrium and the Theory of the Firm". Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology. 34 (B), 305-336.

Per L. Bylund. (2016). ""What the entrepreneurial problem reveals about Keynesian macroeconomics" in Kates S (ed.) What’s Wrong with Keynesian Economic Theory?". Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. , 26-43.

Per L. Bylund. (2016). "The Seen, the Unseen, and the Unrealized: How Regulations Affect Our Everyday Lives". Lanham, MA: Lexington.

Per L. Bylund. (2016). "The Problem of Production: A New Theory of the Firm". Routledge.

Per L. Bylund. (2015). ""Darfor kan offentlig sektor inte fungera" in Eriksson M and Ydstedt A (eds), Svensk Tidskrift Arsbok 2013 och 2014". Stockhom: Svensk Tidskrift. , 104-118.

Per L. Bylund. (2015). "Explaining Firm Emergence: Specialization, Transaction Costs, and the Integration Process". Managerial and Decision Economics. 36 (4), 221-238.

Per L. Bylund. (2015). "Signifying Williamson's Contribution to the Transaction Cost Approach: An Agent-Based Simulation of Coasean Transaction Sosts and Specialization". Journal of Management Studies, 52 (1), 148-174.

Per L. Bylund. (2015). "The Realm of Entrepreneurship in the Market: Capital Theory, Production, and Change, in 'The Next Generation in Austrian Economics: Essays in Honor of Joseph T. Salerno' by PL Bylund, D. Howden". Auburn, AL: Ludwig von Mises Institute. , 89-104.

Per L. Bylund, Christopher M Holbrook & Peter G Klein. (2014). ""'They Have the Internet on Computers Now?' Entrepreneurship and Economics in The Simpsons." in Hall JC (ed.) Homer Economicus: The Simpsons and Economics". Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press. , 61-69.

Per L. Bylund. (2014). ""The Firm and the Authority Relation" in Nell GL (ed.) Austrian Theory and Economic Organization: Reaching Beyond Free Market Boundaries". New York: Palgrave Macmillan. , 97-120.

Per L. Bylund. (2014). ""Toward a Framework for Behavioral Strategy: What We Can Learn from Austrian Economics" in Das TK (ed.) Behavioral Strategy: Emerging Perspectives". Information Age Publishing. , 205-232.

Per L. Bylund. (2014). "Ronald Coase's 'Nature of the Firm' and the Argument for Economic Planning". Journal of the History of Economic Thought. 36 (3), 305-329.

Per L. Bylund. (2014). "The Place of Austrian Economics in Contemporary Entrepreneurship Research". Review of Austrian Economics. 27 (3), 259-279.

Per L. Bylund. (2013). ""Lontagarfonderna och agandet av produktionsmedlen" in Eriksson M (ed.) Sista forsoket att socialisera Sverige? 30 ar efter lontagarfondsstriden". Stockholm: Svensk Tidskrift. , 37-44.

Per L. Bylund. (2013). ""Vi behover nationalekonomin" in Ydstedt A (ed.) Svensk Tidskrift Arsbok 2012". Stockholm: Svensk Tidskrift. , 79-84.

Nicolai J Foss, Peter G Klein & Per L. Bylund. (2012). ""Entrepreneurship and the Economics of the Firm" in Hjorth D (ed.) Handbook of Organizational Entrepreneurship". Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar. , 49-63.

Per L. Bylund. (2011). "Division of Labor and the Firm: An Austrian Attempt at Explaining the Firm inthe Market". Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics. 14 (2), 188-215.

Per L. Bylund. (2010). "Piracy, Inc.: On the Bearing of the Firm Analogy to Pirate Organization". Review of Austrian Economics. 23 (3), 299-305.

Per L. Bylund. (2008). "Unblocking a Free Market Perspective in Labor Economics". Etica & Politica/Ethics & Politics. X (2), 236-247.

Awards and Honors

Best reviewer (2016)
Outstanding Entrepreneurial Scholar (2016)
Lawrence W. Fertig Prize (2015)
Outstanding reviewer (2014)
Outstanding reviewer (2013)
Warren and Sylvia Samuels Young Scholars Award (2012)
HES Young Scholar, Warren J. and Sylvia J. Samuels Young Scholars Program (2011)

Editorial and Review Activities

Cosmos + Taxis
Editorial Board Member

Academy of Management Review
Editorial Board Member

Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy
Editor or Co-Editor

Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal
Editorial Board Member

Journal of Management Studies
Editorial Board Member