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Peter G. Klein

Peter G. Klein
Born (1966-05-08) May 8, 1966
Nationality American
Institution University of Missouri
University of Georgia
UC Berkeley
Field Managerial economics, Entrepreneurial econ, Innovation econ, Industrial econ
School/tradition Austrian School
Alma mater UC Berkeley (PhD) 1995
University of North Carolina (B.A.) 1988
Influences Friedrich Hayek, Oliver E. Williamson, Carl Menger, Friedrich von Wieser, Ludwig von Mises
Information at IDEAS/RePEc

Peter G. Klein (born May 8, 1966) is an American George W. Bush Presidential Center.

Teaching career

Klein taught previously at the Copenhagen Business School, and the Olin Business School. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley, studying under 2009 Nobel Laureate Oliver E. Williamson, and his B.A. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.[8]


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  2. ^ Ludwig von Mises Institute web site, accessed February 27, 2008
  3. ^ book information
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  5. ^ University of Chicago Press web site
  6. ^ Mises Institute web site
  7. ^ book information
  8. ^ Online CV, accessed at December 12, 2008.

External links

  • Video interview of Peter G. Klein on "Entrepreneurship and the Capitalist Society"
  • Organizations and Markets
  • Homepage at the University of Missouri
  • Austrian Economics Newsletter Interview (1995)
In 2012, he authored an article entitled 'Entrepreneurs and Creative Destruction' in

During the 2000–2001 academic year, Klein was a Senior Economist on the Council of Economic Advisers.

Klein specializes in organizational economics, strategy, and entrepreneurship, with applications to corporate diversification, organizational design, and innovation. His books include Entrepreneurship and the Firm: Austrian Perspectives on Economic Organization[3] (edited with Nicolai J. Foss, Edward Elgar, 2002), The Fortunes of Liberalism,[4] volume 4 of The Collected Works of F. A. Hayek[5] (University of Chicago Press, 1992), The Capitalist and the Entrepreneur: Essays on Organizations and Markets [6] (Mises Institute, 2010), and Organizing Entrepreneurial Judgment: A New Approach to the Firm (with Nicolai J. Foss, Cambridge University Press, 2011).[7]



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and a Faculty Research Fellow at the McQuinn Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership. [2],Ludwig von Mises Institute, Senior Fellow at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration at the adjunct professor He is also an [1]

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