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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

Financial Markets and Collegiate Sports

Financial MarketsMedia and CultureU.S. Economy

01/02/2015Audio/Video
Peter Klein discusses the economics of sports business and the role that crony capitalism plays.
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It’s the Economics that Got Small

Philosophy and Methodology

12/10/2014Mises Daily Articles
Sure, economists can use randomized controlled trials to learn more about why some people prefer red to blue, or why we eat junk food instead of vegetables. But this tells us little about the big problems of economics.
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How Entrepreneurs Help Shape Our Economy

Entrepreneurship

10/29/2014Audio/Video
In this excerpt from his recent "Liberty on the Rocks" interview with Justin Longo, Peter Klein explains the importance of entrepreneurship.
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Coffee Market Fluctuations

Free MarketsProduction Theory

10/29/2014Audio/Video
Peter G. Klein responds to a recent NPR story by Uri Berliner entitled "Coffee Futures: The Highs And Lows Of A Cup Of Joe". Dr. Klein explains how a free market in coffee commodities would function. Klein is the Mises Institute's Executive Director and Carl Menger Research Fellow.
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