Robert Klitgaard is a University Professor at Claremont Graduate University. He has been a professor at Harvard, Yale, the National University of Singapore, the University of KwaZulu-Natal, and the University of Karachi. He served as Dean and Ford Distinguished Professor of International Development and Security at the Pardee RAND Graduate School, America’s leading Ph.D. program in policy analysis.
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Bob's hands-on, highly participatory workshops provide leaders with the best international data, models, and concrete examples not to be copied but to inspire.
Bob’s partners in international development range from environmental nonprofits to Supreme Audit Authorities; from the International Monetary Fund to the International Anti-Corruption Academy; from Sonora, Mexico, to Mandaue City, the Philippines; from the Control and Anti-Corruption Authority in Saudi Arabia to the Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies in Bhutan .
Bob's twelve books have been translated into 18 languages and have guided researchers and policymakers around the globe.
Choosing Elites is featured in The Harvard Guide to Influential Books,.
Tropical Gangsters was named one of the Books of the Century by The New York Times Book Review.
The Culture and Development Manifesto was published in January 2021 by Oxford University Press.
In December 2021, Routledge reissued Adjusting to Reality: Beyond "State vs. Market" in Economic Development.
New in 2022: Prevail: How to Face Upheavals and Make Big Choices with the Help of Heroes (Wipf & Stock).