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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 Right Government Policy Toward Entrepreneurship

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog07/03/2016

I've said many times that the best way government can promote entrepreneurship is to get out of the way.

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My Contributions to Entrepreneurship Theory

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

Blog06/29/2016

Peter Klein examines the role and work of Austrian scholars like Mises, Kirzner, Hayek, and others in explaining how entrepreneurship works.

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Restructuring the National Debt

U.S. EconomyMoney and Banking

Blog05/06/2016

Trump's idea of renegotiating the national debt isn't nearly as crazy as the New York Times thinks it is.

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The Real Meaning of Competition

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurshipInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

Blog04/25/2016

We can have a competitive marketplace if government will just get out of the way and stop erecting barriers to creating new businesses and new competitors for established companies.

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The Real Meaning of Competition

Free MarketsInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

04/06/2016Audio/Video
Why is the aviation world all atwitter? Peter Klein explains what free market competition is and is not.
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