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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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The Capitalist and the Entrepreneur: Essays on Organizations and Markets

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

05/05/2010Books
Klein rehabilitates and expands the classical concept of the entrepreneur as a judgmental decision-maker, linking the capitalist-investor and the entrepreneur-promoter.
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Menger the Revolutionary

BiographiesAustrian Economics OverviewHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

11/24/2021Mises Daily Articles
The core concepts of contemporary Austrian economics—human action, means and ends, subjective value, marginal analysis, methodological individualism—all flow from Menger's pathbreaking work.
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Panel: “Entrepreneurship vs. The State”

The EntrepreneurStrategy

11/12/2021Mises Media
Recorded in St. Petersburg, Florida on October 22, 2021.
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How to Think About Big Tech

Free Markets

11/05/2021Mises Media
Recorded in St. Petersburg, Florida on October 22, 2021.
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The 2021 Nobel Prize and the Trend of Economic Thinking

BiographiesCapitalismProtectionism and Free TradeTaxes and SpendingInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

Blog10/11/2021

The 2021 Nobel Prize in Economics has been awarded to Berkeley's David Card, MIT's Josh Angrist, and Stanford's Guido Imbens for their work on "natural experiments," a currently fashionable approach to estimating the causal impact of one economic variable on another. 

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Scientific Credibility and the File-Drawer Problem

08/22/2021Power & Market

By positioning themselves as guardians of truth and the only legitimate authority on complex policy issues, certain segments of the scientific community have largely created the very problems they now deplore.

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