Arthur C. Brooks
is President of the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research and a member of the Board of Advisors for the Center on Culture and Civil Society
at the Independent Institute. He received his Ph.D. in policy analysis from Pardee RAND Graduate School, and he has served as the Louis A. Bantle Professor of Business and Government Policy in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, Consultant to the RAND Corporation, Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Economics at Georgia State University, Doctoral Fellow at RAND Corporation, Professor of French Horn in the Harid Conservatory of Music at Lynn University, French Hornist in the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra and Annapolis Brass Quintet.
Dr. Brooks is the author of the books, Who Really Cares
, which examines American charitable giving; Gross National Happiness: Why Happiness Matters for Americaand How We Can Get More of It; Social Entrepreneurship; Gifts of Time and Money; A Portrait of the Visual Arts; Gifts of the Muse; The Performing Arts in a New Era
; and The Battle
(forthcoming). His articles regularly appear in The Wall Street Journal