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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.

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Obamacare and Interventionism

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

10/29/2014Audio/Video
Recently, Peter G. Klein appeared on the "The Wilkow Majority" radio program. In this excerpt, host Anthony Wilkow and Peter Klein discuss government intervention in healthcare and some of the resulting unintended consequences and market distortions. Klein is the Mises Institute's Executive...
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Production and the Firm

EntrepreneurshipProduction Theory

10/09/2014Audio/Video
This lecture by Peter Klein was presented at the 2012 Mises University in Auburn, Alabama. Includes an introduction by Mark Thornton.
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Healthcare and the Free Market

EducationFree Markets

10/08/2014Audio/Video
In this Mises View, Peter G. Klein explains how "Healthcare" would work, if it functioned in a free market.
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How Entrepreneurs Make an Economy Grow

Calculation and KnowledgeEntrepreneurship

10/08/2014Audio/Video
The entrepreneur risks, in the present, investment in productions that he thinks will produce some good or service at a profit in the future.
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Entrepreneurship: The Drivng Force of the Economy

The EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship

09/07/2014The Free Market
Entrepreneurship is the driving force of a market economy, and that entrepreneurs need property rights, the rule of law, sound money, and free and open competition to be successful.
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