Peter G. Klein
Peter G. Klein is W. W. Caruth Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Baylor University and Senior Research Fellow with the Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise. He is also Adjunct Professor of Strategy and Management at the Norwegian School of Economics and Carl Menger Research Fellow at the Mises Institute. Peter has also held faculty positions at the University of Missouri's Division of Applied Social Sciences, the Copenhagen Business School, the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business, and Washington University’s Olin Business School. He holds an Honorary Professorship at the Beijing University of Information Science and Technology. He received a PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley and a BA from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Peter’s research focuses on the links between entrepreneurship, strategy, and organization, with application to innovation, diversification, vertical coordination, health care, and public policy. His work has appeared in Organization Science, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of Management, Managerial and Decision Economics, Strategic Organization, Journal of Industrial Economics, Rand Journal of Economics, and other outlets. Peter’s 2012 book Organizing Entrepreneurial Judgment (Cambridge University Press, with Nicolai Foss) received the 2014 Best Book Award from the Foundation for Economic Education. He has also received Best Paper awards from the Journal of Private Enterprise Education and the European Management Review.
He is Associate Editor of the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and Associate Editor for the Academy of Management Perspectives.