Wilson Center Experts

Steven Nafziger

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Williams College
Wilson Center Project(s):
Political Decentralization and Economic Development in 19th Century Russia: The Case of the Zemstvo

Project Summary

The expansion and decentralization of public good provision that the zemstva entailed has received little attention from economic historians. This project addresses a number of important questions created by this gap in existing scholarship.