Tim Kane
United States of America

Tim Kane grew up in Columbus, Ohio, residing in Gahanna and Lincoln Village where he delivered papers for the Columbus Dispatch. His mom worked for Xerox, and his Dad worked at Kroger’s and Rickenbacker ANGB. After graduating from Westland High School, Kane was appointed to the United States Air Force Academy. Upon graduation, he served as an intelligence officer in the United States Air Force.

Dr. Kane graduated from the United States Air Force Academy with a degree in economics. He was a professor of economics at Occidental College during the 9/11 attacks which inspired him to leave academia for public service. His research covers economic growth, entrepreneurship, and national security. He has appeared on and been cited by ABC, CBS, CNN, C-SPAN, FOX, NPR, CNBC, and Bloomberg.

Dr. Tim Kane is an economist at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He is a veteran US Air Force officer who served two tours of duty overseas. He and his wife Hiromi have been married for 24 years, and have four children.

Dr. Kane advised the McCain 2008 presidential campaign during the primary and general elections. Kane also served as an economic adviser to Mitt Romney in 2012, and worked closely with Glenn Hubbard. Dr. Kane’s most recent book is Total Volunteer Force. He co-authored Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America with Glenn Hubbard in 2012. Kane’s 2011 book Bleeding Talent: How the U.S. Military Mismanages Great Leaders and Why It’s Time for a Revolution was favorably reviewed by the New York Times, Joint Forces Quarterly, and National Review.

We, the undersigned, call on Dr. Tim Kane to run for US Representative for Ohio's 12th Congressional District in the 2018 special election to replace Congressman Pat Tiberi who is retiring.

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