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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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Government Spending on "Innovation": The True Cost Is Higher Than You Think

Mises DailyJune 15, 2015
Many claim that great advances in technology come primarily through government spending on research. In fact, government tech spending crowds out other innovations while favoring certain interest groups at everyone else's expense...

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New Translations of The Capitalist and the Entrepreneur

Audio/VideoMarch 12, 2015
Peter Klein discusses some new translations of his book, The Capitalist and the Entrepreneur .

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Peter Klein: The Net Neutrality Lie

Audio/VideoFebruary 13, 2015
Jeff Deist and Peter G. Klein discuss the "Net Neutrality" scam...

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Financial Markets and Collegiate Sports

Audio/VideoJanuary 2, 2015
Peter Klein discusses the economics of sports business and the role that crony capitalism plays.

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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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