Robert E. Litan
Former Brookings Expert
Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Robert Litan was a nonresident senior fellow in the Economic Studies Program at Brookings, where he formerly had been vice president and director of Economic Studies as well as a senior fellow. As an economist and attorney, Litan has had nearly four decades of experience in the worlds of the law, economic research and policy, and as an executive in both the private, public and government sectors. Through his extensive publications and many speeches and testimony, he has become a widely recognized national expert in regulation, antitrust, finance, among other policy subjects.
The cost to our economy of highly restricted credit from banks and other debt providers is that young businesses are prevented from adequately investing in their companies to fund growth and create jobs.
This is not going to be the bill that finally passes. Not all of it will survive.