Ostrom Workshop Director Named Cliometric Society Fellow

Lee Alston, professor of economics and director of the Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis has been named a fellow of the Cliometric Society.

The Cliometric Society is an academic organization interested in the use of economic theory and statistical techniques to study economic history. Alston was elected to receive the honor by the society’s board of trustees. Each year the board recognizes fellows with outstanding scholarship in the field of economic history who have published contributions to economic history that are markedly original and have significantly advanced the frontiers of knowledge.