Arthur C. Brooks has been the president of AEI since January 1, 2009. Previously, he was the Louis A. Bantle Professor of Business and Government Policy at Syracuse University. He is the author of 10 books and hundreds of articles on topics ranging from the economics of the arts to military operations research. His most recent book is the New York Times bestseller “The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free Enterprise” (Basic Books, 2012). Other books include “The Battle” (Basic Books, May 2010), “Gross National Happiness” (Basic Books, 2008), “Social Entrepreneurship” (Prentice-Hall, 2008) and Who Really Cares (Basic Books, 2006). Before pursuing his work in public policy, Brooks spent 12 years as a professional French hornist with the City Orchestra of Barcelona and other ensembles.
• Louis A. Bantle Professor of Business and Government Policy, 2007–2008; Professor of Public Administration, 2006–2008; Associate Professor of Public Administration, 2001–2005, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University. • Consultant, RAND Corporation, 1998–2008 • Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Economics, Georgia State University, 1998–2001 • Doctoral Fellow, RAND Corporation, 1996–98 • Professor of French Horn, Harid Conservatory of Music, Lynn University, 1992–95 • French Hornist, City Orchestra of Barcelona, 1989–1992 • French Hornist, Annapolis Brass Quintet, 1983–89
Ph.D., M.Phil., policy analysis, RAND Graduate School M.A., economics, Florida Atlantic University B.A., economics, Thomas Edison State College
What shared commitments do we have as citizens and neighbors to care for one another? How can a proper ordering of America’s political economy enable the most people to have the best life? At this event, Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA), a longtime champion of human rights causes, and AEI President Arthur Brooks will join Wallis in addressing these and other questions.
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Representative Paul Ryan Receives American Enterprise Institute's Irving Kristol Award
Washington, DC (May 8, 2013) - American Enterprise Institute (AEI) president Arthur C. Brooks presented the 2013 Irving Kristol award this evening to Representative Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin). The annual...
This event will explore the policy arguments from opposing perspectives on gas exports and feature a luncheon address by Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao, who has been an advocate for US natural gas exports.
AEI President Arthur Brooks issued the following statement today on the passing of Margaret Thatcher: Margaret Thatcher’s passing at the age of 87 is a great loss for Britain and for freedom. Lady Thatcher played a pivotal role not just in reversing Britain’s post-war economic stagnation, but...