How Defense Budgets are Made

School of International Affairs Lecture Series
Feb 18, 2015
01:00 PM to 02:15 PM
116 Katz

Ryan Crotty, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) 

Ryan Crotty is a fellow with the International Security Program and deputy director for defense budget analysis at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. His work focuses on the management and application of defense resources, the strategic implications of resourcing decisions, and the effects of these decisions on the defense industrial base. He has worked on several CSIS projects focused on long-term defense spending trends and the defense budget draw down and identifying challenges and opportunities facing the Department of Defense in a time of budget tightening. He also studies the interaction between the defense budget and the health of the defense industry through analysis of contracting and financial tools.

This lecture, sponsored by the School of International Affairs and the Center for Global Studies, is free and open to the public.

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