Christopher Hartwell

Professor Christopher Hartwell

  • Professor of Financial Systems Resilience
  • Dorset House D129, Dorset House, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Dr. Christopher A. Hartwell is full Professor of Financial Systems Resilience at Bournemouth Univeristy, as well as Fellow at the Center for Social and Economic Research (CASE) in Warsaw (where he was formerly President), a full Professor at Kozminski University in Poland, a Visiting Professor at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), and a senior non-resident fellow at China Europe International Business School Institute for Emerging Market Studies (CEIBS-IEMS). A leading scholar on the evolution of economic institutions, Dr. Hartwell’s interests are in institutional development, especially the interplay between financial institutions and other political and economic institutions. He also has published on international trade and economic integration, with an emphasis on Eurasian integration and transition dynamics. A key part of this research program focuses on property rights, their quantification, their evolution, and how they contribute to key macro- and microeconomic outcomes...


Journal Articles



  • Hartwell, C., 2015. Property Rights. In: Holscher, J., ed. Palgrave Dictionary of Emerging Markets and Transition Economics. Springer.
  • HARTWELL, C.A., 2014. The Impact of Liberalization on Financial, Volatility: The Case of Transition Economies. In: Karkowska, R., ed. Challenges to Financial Stability – Perspective, Models and Policies. 121-142.
  • Hartwell, C.A., 2004. Eastern Europe: Different paths, different results. Transforming Socialist Economies: Lessons for Cuba and Beyond. 78-107.


Scholarly Editions

Profile of Teaching PG

  • Advanced Macroeconomics: Teaching Advanced Macro in the MSc in Finance and Accounting at Kozminski University since 2014.
  • International Trade and Trade Policy - MGPP at RANEPA, Moscow, Russia

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Financial Regulation: Unit Leader for Level 6 course on financial regulation, including designing all of the materials.
  • Macroeconomics - shared UG Level 5 course 2017-2018

Invited Lectures

  • Impact of Financial Institutions on Property Right, Almaty, Kazakhstan, 01 Sep 2017 more
  • Astana Economic Forum, Astana, Kazakhstan, 15 Jun 2017 more
  • European Financial Congress, Sopot, Poland, 06 Jun 2017 more
  • Macroeconomic Congress, Warsaw, Poland, 26 Nov 2014 more
  • A Tale of Three Cities: Warsaw, Moscow, Kyiv, Warsaw, Poland, 19 Nov 2014 more
  • EBRD Transition Report 2014, London, UK, 25 Nov 2014 more
  • Financial Innovation, Warsaw, Poland, 09 Feb 2016 more
  • Winners and Losers from Globalization, Tallinn, Estonia, 09 Oct 2017 more
  • Brexit: The View from Poland, London, UK, 15 Nov 2017 more
  • The “Hierarchy of Institutions” Reconsidered, Warsaw, Poland, 18 Jan 2017 more
  • Property Rights and Finance, Warsaw, Poland, 25 Feb 2014 more


  • The Baltics on the Way to EU Accession (Center for European Studies (CES) at Harvard University, 13 May 1996). Completed

External Responsibilities

Conference Presentations

  • WINIR Annual Conference, Rational or irrational? Financial market responses to terrorism in 19th century Russia, 14 Sep 2017, Utrecht, NL
  • European Economics and Finance Society Annual Meeting, Join the Club: The Reaction of Eurozone Stock Markets to New Members, 23 Jun 2017, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Portsmouth-Fordham Conference on Banking & Finance, Political Volatility and Capital Markets in Emerging Europe: Formal Change, Informal Tension, and Financial Volatility, 24 Sep 2016, Portsmouth Business School
  • 40 years of the Cambridge Journal of Economics Conference, Central Bank Independence at 40: Can an Institutional Arrangement Defeat Globalization?, 12 Jul 2016, Cambridge, UK
  • Allied Social Science Associations Annual Conference, Do Quality Institutions Lead to Quality of Life? The Drivers of Environmental and Public Health Outcomes, 03 Jan 2016, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • 15th International Conference on Finance and Banking, Foreign Banks and the Business Environment in Transition: A Cointegration Approach, 13 Oct 2015, Prague, CZ

Consultancy Activities

  • Fellow, Research. CASE - Center for Social and Economic Research


  • DWS in Diploma in Wine and Spirits (Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET), 2010)


  • Rector's Award for Research Achievement (Kozminski University, 2017)


  • American Economic Association, Member,
  • Association for Evolutionary Economics, Member,

External Media and Press

Broadcast Interview

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