Werner Troesken is a Professor of Economics at the University of Pittsburgh and a Faculty Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has been a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution; a John M. Olin Faculty Fellow; and held visiting positions at the University of Chicago and the University of Arizona. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Earhart Foundation. He has published three books and more than thirty scholarly articles. His book Water, Race, and Disease, published with MIT Press in 2004, received the Alice Hanson Jones Prize, which is awarded every two years by the Economic History Association for the best book in American economic history. While visiting PERC, he will be finishing up his fourth book, The Pox of Liberty: How the Constitution Left Americans Rich, Free, and Prone to Infection, which is under contract with University of Chicago Press.
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