Marc Lindenberg is a lecturer in public policy at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government where he received the Manuel Carballo Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1989. He is the author of numerous books on problems of international development, such as CentralAmerica: Current Crisis and Future Prospects (with Jorge Dominguez), Managing Development: The Political Dimension (with Benjamin Crosby), and Public Budgeting (with Fremont Lyden) as well as many articles. From 1981 to 1987 he was the rector of the Central American Institute of Business Administration (INCAE)in Costa Rica. He completed his B.A. degree in political science at Oberlin College (1967) and his M.P.A. and Ph.D. in comparative and development administration at the University of Southern California.