Robert Klitgaard

Robert Klitgaard is a Professor at Claremont Graduate University, where he served as President from 2005-2009. Formerly Dean of the Pardee RAND Graduate School and a Professor at Yale and Harvard, Klitgaard advises governments and institutions around the world on economic strategy and institutional reform. Among his nine books are Tropical Gangsters, which was included in The New York Times’ Books of the Century, and Choosing Elites, which appears in The Harvard Guide to Influential Books. His book Controlling Corruption and Corrupt Cities: A Practical Guide to Cure and Prevention has been translated into 18 languages. His e-book, Tropical Gangsters II, was recently released.


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