Christopher A. Hartwell
Christopher A. Hartwell is President of CASE – Center for Social and Economic Research in Warsaw, a Research Professor at Kozminski University, and a leading scholar on the evolution of institutions. Dr. Hartwell’s research concerns transition dynamics, the economics of institutions, and financial sector development. His current research program investigates how all stages of financial intermediation, including bank-based lending, furthered or hindered property rights development in transition. Hartwell holds a PhD in Economics from the Warsaw School of Economics and a Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard. He is the author of Institutional Barriers in the Transition to Market: Examining Performance and Divergence in Transition Economies (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).