Arye L. Hillman is William Gittes Professor of Economics at Bar-Ilan University in Israel. He has taught at Princeton University and UCLA and has been a guest lecturer at universities around the world. Professor Hillman received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. His professional papers include research under the auspices of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. He is a former president of the European Public Choice Society. Professor Hillman was jointly awarded the Max Planck Prize in Economics for his contributions to political economy.