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Robert Klitgaard is a University Professor at Claremont Graduate University, where he served as President from 2005-9. Formerly Dean of the Pardee RAND Graduate School and a professor at Harvard and Yale, he consults around the world on government reform and economic strategy. He is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Expert Panel on Artificial Intelligence. His fourteen books include The Culture and Development Manifesto (Oxford University Press, 2021) and Policy Analysis for Big Issues: Confronting Corruption, Elitism, Inequality, and Despair (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2023). His Tropical Gangsters was named one of the New York Times’ Books of the Century.

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