Peter J. Boettke is a Research Fellow and Member of the Board of Advisors for The Independent Review at the Independent Institute, University Professor of Economics and Philosophy at George Mason University, Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center, and Editor of the Review of Austrian Economics. He received his B.A. in economics from Grove City College and his Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University, and he has held faculty positions at Oakland University, Manhattan College and New York University. In addition, he has been a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Visiting Professor at the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow, Max Planck Institute for Research into Economic Systems, Stockholm School of Economics, Central European University in Prague and Charles University in Prague. Former President of the Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, he is the recipient of the Golden Dozen Award for Excellence in Teaching from the College of Arts and Sciences at New York University.
Professor Boettkes books include The Political Economy of Soviet Socialism: The Formative Years, 1918-1928; Why Perestroika Failed: The Economics and Politics of Socialism Transformation; Calculation and Coordination: Essays on Socialism and Transitional Political Economy; Socialism and the Market: The Socialist Calculation Debate Revisited, 9 Volumes; The Legacy of F. A. Hayek: Politics, Philosophy, Economics, 3 Volumes; The Market Process, 2 Volumes; Market Process: Essays in Contemporary Austrian Economics; The Collapse of Development Planning; and The Elgar Companion to Austrian Economics.