2016 Nobel Prize in Economics
Paul A. Samuelson Professor of Economics, MIT
Nobel Prize-winning understanding of incentives and for practical contributions to the design of contracts.
Bengt Robert Holmström won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics (along with Oliver Hart) for his work on contract theory. He is that rare economist who has practical experience in the private sector.
Former Chief Ethics Lawyer, President George W. Bush
Professor of Corporate Law, University of Minnesota Law School
Ethics, conflicts of interest, and the Presidency.
Richard Painter served as the chief ethics lawyer for President George W. Bush. He brings a conservative perspective on meaningful reform in both business and government.
Economics Professor at Harvard University
Senior Fellow at Hoover Institution
A leading expert on macroeconomics and economic growth
Robert Barro has written extensively on macroeconomics and economic growth. Noteworthy research includes economic effects of public debt and budget deficits and the formation of monetary policy.
Author, The Road to Character and The Social Animal
New York Times Columnist
Major political and social analyst.
David Brooks has a gift for bringing audiences face to face with the spirit of our times with humor, insight and quiet passion. He is a keen observer of the American way of life and a savvy analyst of present-day politics and foreign affairs.
David and Goliath— Now a #1 Bestseller
Author, What the Dog Saw, Outliers, Blink, and The Tipping Point
Provocative ideas taking the business world by storm.
Phenomenal best-selling author.
Malcolm Gladwell has an incomparable gift for interpreting new ideas in the social sciences and making them understandable, practical and valuable.