Tim Kane is the JP Conte Fellow in Immigration Studies at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. Since 2013 he has served as the editor of Peregrine, an online journal devoted to US immigration policy. In addition to senior research roles at the Hudson Institute, the Kauffman Foundation, and the Heritage Foundation, Kane has served twice as a senior economist at the Joint Economic Committee of the US Congress.
Kane has published scholarly research on immigration policy, national security, entrepreneurship, and economic growth. Dozens of media outlets have cited his research, including the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and the New York Times. He has provided commentary for ABC, CBS, CNN, C-SPAN, FOX News, National Public Radio, WSJ Opinion Journal, and Bloomberg TV.
In the late 1990s, Kane cofounded multiple software firms in San Diego. His start-up enonymous.com received venture funding and was awarded the Software Start-up of the Year in 1999.
Kane served as a US Air Force intelligence officer with two tours of overseas duty in Seoul, South Korea, and Tokyo, Japan.
In 2012 Kane authored Bleeding Talent (Palgrave MacMillan), about leadership in the US military, that was favorably reviewed by the New York Times, Joint Forces Quarterly, and National Review. Kane’s most recent book is Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America (Simon and Schuster), coauthored with Glenn Hubbard.
Kane earned a PhD in economics from the University of California at San Diego. He is also a graduate of the US Air Force Academy. He currently lives in Vienna, Virginia, with his wife, Hiromi, and their children.