Mark Harrison

Professor of Economics, 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 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 The Soviet Economy and the Approach of War, 1937-1939 (2018), One Day We Will Live Without Fear: Everyday Lives Under the Soviet Police State (2016), and The Economics of Coercion and Conflict (2015). He is currently working on security and surveillance.

CEPR Policy Research


  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey