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Peter G. Klein

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Peter G. Klein is Carl Menger Research Fellow of the Mises Institute and W. W. Caruth Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business. He is also Senior Research Fellow at Baylor's Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise and Adjunct Professor of Strategy and Management at the Norwegian School of Economics. His research focuses on the economics of entrepreneurship and business organization, with applications to innovation, regulation, and economic growth. Klein has authored or edited five books and has published over 75 academic articles, chapters, and reviews. See here for his website at Baylor University.

He taught previously at the University of California, Berkeley, the University of Georgia, the Copenhagen Business School, and the University of Missouri, and served as a Senior Economist with the Council of Economic Advisers. He is also a former Associate Editor of The Collected Works of F. A. Hayek. He is an Associate Editor for two academic journals and on the Editorial Board of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics and several other publications. He lectures regularly at the Mises University, Rothbard Graduate Seminar, and other Mises Institute events.

Klein received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley and his B.A. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He co-founded the popular management blog Organizations and Markets.

Organizing Entrepreneurial Judgment

The EntrepreneurU.S. HistoryEntrepreneurshipInterventionismProduction Theory

01/11/2016Books
Foss and Klein recognize entrepreneurship as judgmental decision making under uncertainty. They show how judgement is the driving force of the market economy and that to understand the performance of a firm, its managers, and organization, the acumen of entrepreneurs and managers must be analyzed...
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Austrian Economics and the Transaction Cost Approach to the Firm

Calculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurshipProduction Theory

10/26/2018Libertarian Papers
Why are there many firms in the world, and not just one, big mega-corporation? The answer lies in the problem of calculating costs and prices.
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Nordhaus and Romer

Blog10/08/2018

The 2018 Nobel Prize in economics has gone to Yale's William Nordhaus for work in environmental economics and NYU's Paul Romer for work on economic growth. Both have long been considered front-runners for...

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Dr. Peter Klein on Silicon Valley Socialism

Cronyism and CorporatismMedia and CultureSocialismStrategy

10/05/2018Audio/Video
Peter Klein addresses how the technology sector has drastically changed in recent years—focusing on influence instead of innovation.
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Who Is Friedrich Hayek?

Business CyclesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

09/03/2018Audio/Video
F.A. Hayek's many contributions to the Austrian school of economics are highlighted by Peter Klein.
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Economics and Public Policy

Austrian Economics OverviewFiscal TheoryPolitical Theory

08/28/2018Audio/Video
In this 28-minute talk, Peter Klein explains why governments employ so many economists, and what economists should really be doing.
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