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Patricia Hetter Kelso

Patricia Hetter Kelso is president of the Kelso Institute for the Study of Economic Systems in San Francisco, California, USA. With her late husband, Louis O. Kelso, she pioneered the CSOP and the ESOP. She co-authored with Mr Kelso “Two-Factor Theory: The Economics of Reality and Democracy” and “Economic Power: Extending the ESOP Revolution Through Binary Economics,” as well as numerous articles, monographs, occasional papers, and congressional submissions. She also served as vice president of Kelso & Company, a merchant bank, which she co-founded in 1971 with Mr Kelso simultaneously with the Kelso Institute. Mrs Kelso holds a BA degree in government and philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin.