Speaker's Biography:

Robert Litan
Vice President for Research and Policy, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Robert Litan is vice president for research and policy at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and a fellow at the Bush Institute. He is the author or co-author of more than 25 books and 200 articles on a wide range of economic subjects. His most recent book, "Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity," co-authored with Carl Schramm and William Baumol, has been translated into 10 languages. His next book, "Better Capitalism," co-authored with Carl Schramm, will be published by Yale Press this fall.