University of Warwick
Mark Harrison is professor of economics at the University of Warwick and a research fellow of Warwick’s Centre on Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy, the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, University of Birmingham. He was one of the first western economists to work in Russian archives after the collapse of the Soviet Union. He has published in the Economic History Review, European Review of Economic History, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Economic History, Journal of Economic Literature, and other journals. His recent books include Guns and Rubles: the Defense Industry in the Stalinist State (2008), The Economics of World War I (2005) and The Economics of World War II (1998). He is currently working on the political economy of secrecy and security.