Richard H.K. Vietor is the Paul Whiton Cherington Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School and Senior Associate Dean for the Asian Initiative. Professor Vietor's research focuses on business and government policy. He has published more than 80 case studies on energy policy, the regulation of natural gas, nuclear power and hazardous wastes; on strategy and deregulation in airlines, railroads, telecommunications, and financial services; and on the national development strategies of a dozen countries. Professor Vietor has been a consultant to the Hudson Institute and the Energy Research and Development Administration, serves on the Advisory Boards of IPADE (in Mexico), IESE (in Spain), and INALDE (in Columbia), on the Editorial Board of the Business History Review, the board of the Luigi Gerardo Napolitano Society, and several firms. He is a consultant to several corporations and to the Prime Minister of Malaysia.