Clinton Saloga is a Ph.D. candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. He has an M.A. in international economics from Wichita State University, where his thesis examined the implications of delayed independence and institutional quality on Latin American development, and a B.S. in business administration, international business, and economics from Kansas State University. He studied Latin American development at the Universidad de Los Andes in Bogota, Colombia, and attended the Summer School of International Politics at the Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals in Spain. He also worked in New York City as a day trader and as an English instructor at the EF Language School.