Robert Klitgaard is a University 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 around the world on economic strategy and institutional reform. Among his nine books is Tropical Gangsters, one of the New York Times Book Review’s Books of the Century. His Choosing Elites is featured in The Harvard Guide to Influential Books. He is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council and has served on the editorial boards of Theoria and the Journal of Economic Literature. He is recognized as one of the world's leading experts in fighting corruption.