Fall 2013 Yates Lecture: Arthur Brooks
"The Secret of Happiness"
President, American Enterprise Institute
Arthur C. Brooks is president of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) as well as the Beth and Ravenel Curry Scholar in Free Enterprise at AEI. He earned his doctorate in policy analysis from the RAND Graduate School, and previously held the Louis A. Bantle Professorship of Business and Government at Syracuse University, where he taught economics and social entrepreneurship.
Dr. Brooks is the author of 10 books and hundreds of articles on topics including the role of government, fairness, economic opportunity, happiness, and the morality of free enterprise. 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).