Profiles

Home | Profile | Peter G. Klein
  • Peter Klein

Peter G. Klein

Tags The EntrepreneurFree MarketsU.S. EconomyAustrian Economics OverviewCalculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurshipHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsMonopoly and CompetitionPricesProduction TheoryValue and Exchange

Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Austrian Economics NewsletterArticles of Interest

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

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.

Read More

How Regulation Protects Established Firms

Big GovernmentInterventionism

Blog10/19/2016

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

Read More

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.

Read More

Frank Knight and the Austrians

Austrian Economics OverviewEntrepreneurship

Blog09/14/2016

Despite many differences, there are many similarities between Knightian and Austrian economics: entrepreneurship, uncertainty, and theory of the firm.

Read More

The Mises View: "Basket Case"

Free MarketsEntrepreneurshipInterventionismPrivate PropertyProduction Theory

09/13/2016Audio/Video
As Peter Klein explains, resources in a modern economy are complex and specific — which is why we need free markets.
Read More
Shield icon audience