Tale of Two Subsidies: Why the Afghan army did not fight and the Ukrainian army did

Speaker: David K. Levine, Professor of Economics and Joint Chair Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Study, European University Institute, and John H. Biggs Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis.

The Weidenbaum Center is pleased to host David K. Levine. Professor Levine is the John H. Biggs Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at Washington University and he maintains close connections with our Department of Economics. Professor Levine previously taught at UCLA where he held the Amen Alchian Chair in Economics. He has worked as a research consultant for the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. He now holds a chair in Economics at the European University Institute, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and is a fellow of the Econometric Society. 

Professor Levine has published widely during a distinguished research career. Much of his work explains the relevance of economic theory to contemporary issues. His current areas of interest include political institutions, evolutionary models of the stae, and the formation and organization of interest groups. 

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This event is presented in conjunction with Washington University's Department of Economics.