Mark Harrison

Mark Harrison is Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics, University of Warwick; Distinguished Visiting Fellow of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace, Stanford University; and Senior Research Fellow of the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, University of Birmingham. He obtained a BA in Economics & Politics from Cambridge in 1970 and a DPhil from Oxford in 1974. He has written or edited a number of books including The Economics of World War I (with Stephen Broadberry, 2005), The Soviet Defence Industry Complex from Stalin to Khrushchev (with John Barber, 2000), and The Economics of World War II: Six Great Powers in International Comparison (1998). His papers are published in journals including Comparative Economic Studies, the Economic History Review, the Journal of Comparative Economics, the Journal of Economic History, and the Journal of Economic Literature.