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Robert E. Litan

Co-Chair, Insurance Task Force; Former Vice President of Research and Policy at the Kauffman Foundation

Robert Litan co-chairs BPC’s Insurance Task Force. He is counsel to Korein Tillery, a law firm based in St. Louis and Chicago specializing in large case litigation, and chief economist at Main Street Genome, a Washington, D.C.-based startup providing financial analytics to small businesses.

He formerly directed economic research at The Brookings Institution, the Kauffman Foundation, and Bloomberg Government. He has been a member of the international advisory board of the Principal Financial Group and has also held several high-level appointed positions, as an economist and attorney, in the federal government.

Litan has authored or co-authored 27 books and edited another 14, and authored or co-authored more than 200 articles in professional and popular publications. He has earned degrees from Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania, Yale Law School, and Yale University.