The author of the New York Times bestselling book "Unintended Consequences: Why Everything You've Been Told about the Economy is Wrong" (Portofolio / Penguin, 2012), Edward Conard was formerly a partner at Bain Capital, where he led the firm's acquisition of large industrial companies. Earlier, Conard worked for Wasserstein Perella & Co., an investment bank specializing in mergers and acquisitions. He also worked for the management consulting firm Bain & Company, where he headed their industrial practice, as well as Ford Motor Company, where he worked as a product and manufacturing engineer. At AEI, Conard will continue his work on US economic policy - in particular, on the effect of taxes, government policies, and finance on risk-taking and innovation.
Wrote New York Times bestseller, "Unintended Consequences: Why Everything You've Been Told about the Economy is Wrong," 2008-12
Ed Conard presents a fascinating case for how the US economy works, why the United States has outperformed other countries, what caused the 2007–08 financial crisis, and what improvements might better protect the US economy without damaging growth.