Brink Lindsey is a senior fellow with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where he pursues research on maintaining economic growth through unleashing entrepreneurial innovation and expanding opportunity through human capital development. He is based at the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C., where he serves as a senior fellow.
Lindsey was a senior scholar in research and policy at the Kauffman Foundation from 2010 to 2012. Prior to that, he worked at the Cato Institute from 1998 to 2010, where he served first as director of the Center for Trade Policy Studies and then as vice president for research.
An accomplished author, Lindsey has written several books, including Human Capitalism: How Economic Growth Has Made Us Smarter -- and More Unequal; The Age of Abundance: How Prosperity Transformed America's Politics and Culture; Against the Dead Hand: The Uncertain Struggle for Global Capitalism; and, with Daniel Ikenson, Antidumping Exposed: The Devilish Details of Unfair Trade Law. In addition, his writings have been published widely in major newspapers and leading policy magazines, and he has appeared frequently on television and radio.
Lindsey earned an AB from Princeton University and a JD from Harvard Law School.