James Leitzel

University of Chicago

James Leitzel teaches public policy and economics at the University of Chicago, where he is the Executive Director of Public Policy Studies in the College. Jim’s research concerns vice policy, law and economics, and transition economics, and his books include Russian Economic Reform (Routledge, 1995), Regulating Vice (Cambridge University Press, 2008), and Law and Economics: A Guide for the Curious (Oxford University Press, 2015).