Frederic Bastiat Chair in Political Economy, Mercatus Center; Professor of Economics, George Mason University
Since 2007 – present Professor of Economics, George Mason University and Frédéric Bastiat Chair in Political Economy, Mercatus Center.
Since 2011 – International Academic Advisor and Research Director, Center for Institutional Studies at the Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia.
2006 to 2008 – Professor of Economics and History, Washington University in St. Louis.
1992 to 2006 – Associate Professor of Economics and History, Washington University.
1986 to 1992 – Assistant Professor of Economics, Washington University.
1985 to 1986 – Instructor. Washington University.
In 1985 graduated from Northwestern University (PhD); in 1983 - Northwestern University (Master’s degree); in 1981- California Institute of Technology (Bachelor’s degree)
Doctoral Dissertation: Firm Size and Economic Backwardness: A New Look at the French Industrialization Debate
Currently supervising a research group Human Capital, Institutions and Development at the International Research Laboratory for Institutional Analysis of Economic Reforms, National Research University Higher School of Economics.
Other Professional Activities
2013 - present: Honorary President, World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research.
2012 to 2015 – Executive Director, Angara Centre for Law and Economics, Manila.
2013 to present – Member of the Editorial Board of the Philippine Economic Review.
2010 to present – International Advisory Board Member, Higher School of Economics, Moscow.
2010 to present – Member of the Editorial Board of the Economic History of Developing Regions.
1995 to1999 – Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Economic History.
1996 to present – Founding member of the International Society for the New Institutional Economics.
1989 to 2010 – Reviewer for the National Science Foundation.
2000 to 2007 – Member of the Center for the New Institutional Social Sciences.
1987 to 2007 – Fellow of the Center for Political Economy, Washington University.
1993 to 1996, 1999 to 2000 – Director of Graduate Admissions for the Economics Department.
1995 to 2000 – Associate Director of the Center for the New Institutional Economics