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Peter G. Klein

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Peter G. Klein is Carl Menger Research Fellow of the Mises Institute and professor of entrepreneurship at Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business.

Peter G. Klein is Carl Menger Research Fellow of the Mises Institute; Professor of Entrepreneurship at Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business;Senior Research Fellow with 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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The Fortunes of Liberalism, in China and around the World

Blog01/18/2017

Peter Klein is interviewed by Tyler Xiong at Jifeng Bookstore about the forthcoming Chinese edition of Hayek's The Fortunes of Liberalism.

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Entrepreneurship in Cuba

Entrepreneurship

Blog12/08/2016

Will entrepreneurship flourish in post-Fidel Cuba, and will it bring the same increases in the quality of life as elsewhere in the world?

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The Intelligentsia Takes a Hit

Media and Culture

Blog11/09/2016

Thanks to the rise of decentralized, internet-based journalism, and general public dissatisfaction with "establishment" media, the opinion-molding class is losing its power to mold opinion.

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How Regulation Protects Established Firms

Big GovernmentInterventionism

Blog10/19/2016

Regulation makes many firms larger and more bureaucratic than they would otherwise be.

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The 2016 Nobel Prize: Incentives, Property Rights, and Ownership

Media and CultureOther Schools of Thought

Blog10/10/2016

While not Austrian, the body of work by Hart and Holmström is worth careful study and has interesting implications for Austrians.

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