Anthony Kim

Deputy Chief of Staff and Editor of Index of Economic Freedom at The Heritage Foundation, President’s Office

Anthony Kim is Deputy Chief of Staff to Dr Edwin Feulner, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Heritage Foundation. Kim also serves as editor of the Index of Economic Freedom, the Heritage Foundation’s flagship annual publication that monitors entrepreneurial environments of over 180 countries around the globe. Kim in 2007 won Heritage’s prestigious Drs. W. Glenn and Rita Ricardo Campbell Award, which goes to the employee who makes “an outstanding contribution to the analysis and promotion of a free society.” Kim’s commentary and opinion pieces have been published by The Wall Street Journal’s Asia edition, The New York Post, The Washington Times, National Review Online and the Korea Herald among others. He has been quoted in major U.S. and international media, among them Financial Times, Associated Press, Agence France-Presse, Fox Business News and Voice of America. Before joining Heritage in 2001, Kim studied economics at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N. J. He holds a master’s degree in international trade and investment policy from the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University.

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