Ian Hathaway

Senior Fellow

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Ian Hathaway is a Board Member and Senior Fellow at the Center for American Entrepreneurship. He is also a Co-Founder of the organization.

He is also a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, a research fellow at the Technology and Policy Research Initiative at Boston University, and an adjunct professor at New York University.

Ian has published for prominent research institutions, universities, non-profits, and businesses, and is regularly cited in leading press outlets for his views and research on entrepreneurship, including in The New York Times, The Economist, The Washington Post, Financial Times, and The Wall Street Journal, among many others.

He has also been an advisor to organizations in the information technology, media, life sciences, venture capital, non-profit, government, and education sectors, on a range of research, public policy, and strategy issues.

Previously, Ian was an economist at the Federal Reserve, World Trade Organization, and Bloomberg, and founded Ennsyte Economics. Ian is a graduate of the University of Chicago, where he studied economics and political economy.

Ian’s Recent Writings

January 28, 2019

New Evidence on Fostering Productive Startup Communities

Last October, Endeavor Insight (the research arm of Endeavor Global) teamed up with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation...

  1. Capital
  2. Innovation
January 23, 2019

Some Considerations for Governments Interested in Public Venture Capital Programs

Last October, New Jersey Governor Philip Murphy announced a new initiative to correct what he concluded was a deficiency of...

  1. Capital
  2. Regulation
January 18, 2019

Student Loan Debt is Harming American Entrepreneurship

Ethan Mollick, a professor at the Wharton business school, Tweets about a paper that causally links student loan debt with...

  1. Talent