Robert E. Litan

Robert E. Litan is the 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. More

Litan is the author or co-author of more than 25 books and 200 articles on a 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 (Yale University Press, 2007), has been translated into 10 languages. His next book, Better Capitalism, co-authored with Carl Schramm, will be published by Yale in the fall of 2012.

Robert E. Litan: This week

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