Bio: Dr. Tim Kane is a Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He served twice as a senior economist at the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress. Previously, Kane was an Air Force Captain who served two tours of duty overseas as an intelligence officer. Kane is the co-author with Glenn Hubbard of BALANCE: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America (Simon and Schuster, May 2013). Kane also authored BLEEDING TALENT (Palgrave MacMillan, Dec 2012), a book about leadership in the U.S. military.