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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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The State of Modern Economics

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05/06/2021The Austrian
In the last ten to twenty years, there’s been a real shift in mainstream economics—both micro and macro—away from theory and toward what you might call atheoretical inductive empirical work. This is not for the better.
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Peter Klein: When Policy-Makers Discover The Benefits of Entrepreneurship, They Can’t Resist Intervening

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

04/06/2021Mises Media
Peter G. Klein on why entrepreneurs should maintain a healthy skepticism about the case for interventions to support entrepreneurship.
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Mises U with Murray

03/04/2021Power & Market
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In Defense of Savings

03/03/2021Power & Market
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How Austrian Economics Can Be Used in Managing Organizations and Businesses

12/15/2020Power & Market
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