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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.

All Works

Universities and Innovation

EducationEntrepreneurship

Blog02/08/2017
Theory and evidence suggest that government attempts to stimulate entrepreneurship and innovation are unlikely to be successful — for many reasons.
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Free Trade versus "Free Trade"

Free MarketsInterventionism

Blog01/23/2017

To economists, free trade means absence of government interference with trade. To politicians, "free trade" means a complex set of managed policies.

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The Fortunes of Liberalism, in China and around the World

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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