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Joseph L. Badaracco, Jr., is the John Shad Professor of Business Ethics at Harvard Business School. He is also Senior Associate Dean and Chair of the MBA Program. Badaracco has taught courses on business ethics, strategy, and management in the School’s MBA and executive programs. He has also served as Housemaster of Currier House at Harvard College. In recent years, Professor Badaracco was chairman of the Harvard University Advisory Committee on Shareholder Responsibility and served on the boards of two public companies. He has taught in executive programs in the United States, Japan, and many other countries and has been a speaker for a wide variety of organizations on issues of leadership, values, and ethics.
Martin Feldstein is the George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard University and President Emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He served as President and CEO of the NBER from 1977-82 and 1984-2008. He continues as a Research Associate of the NBER. The NBER is a private, non-profit research organization that has specialized for more than 80 years in producing nonpartisan studies of the American economy.
Diana Furchtgott-Roth areas of expertise include employment, taxation, education, pensions, and immigration. Prior to joining Hudson, Furchtgott-Roth was chief economist of the U.S. Department of Labor.
Furchtgott-Roth is the author of (Encounter Books, 2010), editor of Overcoming Barriers to Entrepreneurship in the United States (Rowman and Littlefield, 2008), and the co-author of The Feminist Dilemma: When Success Is Not Enough
Senior Correspondent for FOX Business Network and Best-Selling Author. Charles Gasparino is senior correspondent for FOX Business Network, an award-winning business journalist, and New York Times best-selling author of The Sellout: How Three Decades of Wall Street Greed and Government Mismanagement Destroyed the Global Financial System. He joined FOX Business Network in February 2010. Gasparino provides on-air reporting throughout the business day for the network, covering the latest news from the financial world.
Andrew Huszar is a senior fellow at Rutgers Business School and a former Morgan Stanley managing director. In 2009-10, he managed the Federal Reserve’s $1.25 trillion agency mortgage-backed security purchase program. He writes in The Wall Street Journal what the rest of us already know: that economic policy in America has been made deliberately for the financial industry and nobody else.
Dr. Art Laffer's economic acumen and influence in triggering a world-wide tax-cutting movement in the 1980s have earned him the distinction in many publications as "The Father of Supply-Side Economics." One of his earliest successes in shaping public policy was his involvement in Proposition 13, the groundbreaking California initiative that drastically cut property taxes in the state in 1978.
Dr. Janet Lapp is a psychologist, author, and consultant for workplace transformation. She is known for her ability to create optimism, energy and an intense emotional connection. Her unique interactive approach engages the audience in a "change lab," where they first assess their leadership skills, then leave with tools to transform from where they are to where they need to be.
Ben Stein is an Economist; Longtime Columnist for The Wall Street Journal, Barrons and The New York Times; Speech Writer and Aide for Presidents Nixon and Ford; Emmy-winning Television Gameshow Host; Commentator for CBS News, Fox News and CNN and Award-winning Commentator.
He currently writes a column for The New York Times Sunday Business Section and has for many years, a column about personal finance for Yahoo!, is a commentator for CBS Sunday Morning and for Fox News.
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dr. Walter E. Williams holds a B.A. in economics from California State University, Los Angeles, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from UCLA. He also holds a Doctor of Humane Letters from Virginia Union University and Grove City College, Doctor of Laws from Washington and Jefferson College and Doctor Honoris Causa en Ciencias Sociales from Universidad Francisco Marroquin, in Guatemala, where he is also Professor Honorario.