Joseph P. Kalt is Ford Foundation Professor (Emeritus) of International Political Economy. His research focuses on exploring the economic implications and political origins of the government regulation of markets. He also heads the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development. Kalt has published widely in the area of natural resources economics and policy. He is the author of The Economics and Politics of Oil Price Regulation; Federal Policy in the Post-Embargo Era, Drawing the Line on Natural Gas Regulation (with F.C. Schuller); What Can Tribes Do? Strategies and Institutions in American Indian Economic Development (with Steven Cornell); and a principle author of The State of the Native Nations (with the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development) and Rebuilding Native Nations (ed., Miriam Jorgensen). Kalt received his BA from Stanford University and his MA and PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles.