Leo Krasnozhon

Associate Professor of Economics

Ph.D., Economics, George Mason University; M.A., Economics, Clark University; B.A., Economics, Kharkiv State University

Dr. Leo Krasnozhon is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Joseph A. Butt College of Business at Loyola University New Orleans. Leo received his Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University in 2010. His dissertation studied Ukraine’s post-socialist economic development. Professor Krasnozhon’s paper “Using Music to Teach Principles of Economics: Beyoncé’s Take on Demand and Quantity Demanded” received the 2013 Journal of Private Enterprise’s Best Educational Note Award from the Association of Private Enterprise Education.

Leo’s research interest is primarily in economics and politics of post-socialist countries, in particular, Ukraine. His research was featured in popular media outlets, including the World Politics Review, the Ukrainian Weekly, the Kyiv Post, and the EU Reporter. Leo was a research fellow at the Property and Environment Research Center, the Institute for Humane Studies, and the American Institute for Economic Research.

Leo has several publications mainly in the fields of political economy, economic development, and Austrian economics. His research has been published in the Journal of Private Enterprise, Review of Austrian Economics, Economic Change and Restructuring, and Economic Education Bulletin. Dr. Krasnozhon also contributed book chapters to World Democracy: From Ancient Times to the People’s Revolutions of the 21st Century (New York, USA: M.E. Sharpe) and The Political Economy of Hurricane Katrina and Community Rebound (Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar). 

Loyola University New Orleans - College of Business - Leo Krasnozhon
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Loyola University New Orleans
College of Business
6363 St. Charles Ave.
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New Orleans, LA 70118

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