Alain Enthoven

Professor, Academic

1930 –

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Who is Alain Enthoven?

Alain C. Enthoven is an American economist. He was a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense from 1961 to 1965, and from 1965 to 1969 he was the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Analysis. Currently he is Marriner S. Eccles Professor of Public and Private Management, Emeritus, at Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Enthoven received his B.A. from Stanford University in 1952, an M.Phil. from the University of Oxford in 1954, and a Ph.D. from MIT in 1956. He was a RAND Corporation economist between 1956 and 1960.

He is a member of the Institute of Medicine, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and is a former Rhodes scholar.

He features in the Adam Curtis documentary The Trap.

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Born
Sep 10, 1930
Also known as
  • Alain C. Enthoven
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Doctor of Medicine, Frederick S. Pardee RAND Graduate School
    ( - 2008)
  • Doctorate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    ( - 1956)
  • Doctorate, University of Oxford
    ( - 1954)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Stanford University
    ( - 1952)
  • Master of Philosophy
Employment
  • Chairman of Stanford Committee on Faculty/Staff Human Resources, Stanford University
    (2004 - )
  • Rock Carling Fellow, Nuffield Trust
    (1999 - 2004)
  • Visiting Professor, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
    (1998 - 1999)
  • Visiting Professor, University of Paris
    (1985 - )
  • University President, Litton Medical Products
    (1971 - 1973)
  • Vice President, Economic Planning, Litton Industries
    (1969 - 1971)
  • Chief of Service, United States Department of Veterans Affairs
    (1996 - )
  • Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Analysis, Office of the Secretary of Defense
    (1965 - 1969)
  • Deputy Comptroller and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, United States Department of Defense
    (1961 - 1965)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    (1955 - 1956)

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on July 23, 2013

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