2019 Per Bylund ~ What Free Markets Could Mean for Healthcare - Lean Frontiers - Be Bold. Be Better.

What Free Markets Could Mean for Healthcare

Presented By:

Per Bylund

Session Abstract:

Dr. Bylund will provide an overview of how free markets can be applied to business and why market pricing and entrepreneurial thinking can and should be applied to health care.


About the Facilitator:

Per Bylund, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Records-Johnston Professor of Free Enterprise in the School of Entrepreneurship at Oklahoma State University. He is a Fellow with the Mises Institute in Auburn, AL, and an associate fellow of the Ratio Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.

Dr. Bylund’s research aims to explain the market process of prosperity-creation and economic development with a focus on organizations, institutions, entrepreneurship and management. He has published in very highly regarded scholarly journals, including the Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management Studies, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and Managerial and Decision Economics.

He has also authored two books, both published in 2016: The Problem of Production: A New Theory of the Firm (Routledge) on the economic theory of organization and the firm; and The Seen, the Unseen, and the Unrealized: How Regulations Affect Our Everyday Lives (Lexington) that provides the reader with an introduction to economic reasoning to understand the market and regulation.

He writes regularly for The Entrepreneur magazine. His columns are available to read at www.entrepreneur.com/author/per-bylund . For more information, please visit his web site at www.PerBylund.com .