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Peter G. Klein is Carl Menger Research Fellow of the Mises Institute and Professor in the Division of Applied Social Sciences at the University of Missouri. At Missouri he also directs the McQuinn Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, and he holds adjunct faculty positions with the Truman School of Public Affairs and the Norwegian School of Economics. His research focuses on the economics of organization, entrepreneurship, and corporate strategy, with applications to diversification, innovation, food and agriculture, economic growth, and vertical coordination. Klein has authored or edited five books and has published over 70 academic articles, chapters, and reviews. See here for his complete vita and here for his website at the University of Missouri.

He taught previously at the University of California, Berkeley, the University of Georgia, and the Copenhagen Business School, 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 lectures regularly at the Mises University.

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.

Authors Forum: Organizing Entrepreneurial Judgment: A New Approach to the Firm

Audio/VideoMarch 9, 2012
Recorded 9 March 2012 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [16:01]

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It’s the Economics that Got Small

Mises DailyDecember 10, 2014
Sure, economists can use randomized controlled trials to learn more about why some people prefer red to blue, or why we eat junk food instead of vegetables. But this tells us little about the big problems of economics.

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Healthcare and the Free Market

Audio/VideoOctober 8, 2014
In this Mises View, Peter G. Klein explains how "Healthcare" would work, if it functioned in a free market.

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How Entrepreneurs Make an Economy Grow

Audio/VideoOctober 8, 2014
The entrepreneur risks, in the present, investment in productions that he thinks will produce some good or service at a profit in the future.

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The Right Way to View Entrepreneurship

Mises DailyJuly 19, 2014
In this interview, Peter Klein and Nicolai Foss discuss new ways to study entrepreneurship.

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Entrepreneurship: The Drivng Force of the Economy

JournalsSeptember 7, 2014
Entrepreneurship is the driving force of a market economy, and that entrepreneurs need property rights, the rule of law, sound money, and free and open competition to be successful.

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