George Soros Honored with Joseph A. Schumpeter Award


Open Society Foundation  | Fri, Jun 21, 2019

by George Soros


NEW YORK—George Soros, the chair and founder of the Open Society Foundations, on Friday accepted the prestigious Joseph A. Schumpeter Award for innovative achievements in the field of business, economics, or economic policy, at a ceremony at the National Bank of Austria, in Vienna.

The award was presented by Ewald Nowotny, the bank’s governor and president of the Vienna Schumpeter Society, who cited Soros’s “commitment to freedom and the promotion of the pursuit of knowledge.”

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