Alain Enthoven

Alain C. Enthoven (born September 10, 1930)[1] 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.

Selected publications


  1. "Curriculum Vitae: Alain C. Enthoven" (PDF). Stanford University. June 2004. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-06-11.

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