Karl Widerquist


Karl Widerquist is an Associate Professor at the School of Foreign Service-Qatar, Georgetown University who has studied Alaska's Permanent Fund and Dividend for the last 12 years. He and Michael W. Howard have edited two books on the subject, both of which will be published by Palgrave-Macmillan in 2012: Alaska’s Permanent Fund Dividend: Examining its Suitability as a Model (March) and Exporting the Alaska Model: Adapting the Permanent Fund Dividend for Reform Around the World (August). He holds a doctorate in Political Theory from Oxford University and a doctorate in economics from the City University of New York.