Klaus F. Zimmermann is the President of the Global Labor Organization (GLO); Co-Director of POP at UNU-MERIT; Full Professor of Economics at Bonn University (em.); Honorary Professor, Maastricht University, Free University of Berlin and Renmin University of China; Member, German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Regional Science Academy, and Academia Europaea (Chair of Economics, Business and Management Sciences section). Among others, he has worked at Macquarie University, the Universities of Melbourne, Princeton, Harvard, Munich, Kyoto, Mannheim, Dartmouth College, and the University of Pennsylvania. He was Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and Fellow of the European Economic Association (EEA), Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Population Economics, in the Editorial Board of International Journal of Manpower, Founding Director at Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), and Past President of German Institute for Economic Research (DIW). He won the Distinguished John G. Diefenbaker Award (the Canada Council for the Arts), Outstanding Contribution Award (the European Investment Bank), Rockefeller Foundation Policy Fellow, Eminent Research Scholar Award (Australia), and EBES Fellow Award. He has published in many top journals including Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Public Choice, Review of Economics and Statistics, and Journal of Population Economics. His research fields are population, labor, development, and migration.
Christos Kollias is a Professor of Applied Economics and Acting Dean
at the University of Thessaly, Greece. In his career, he has published
more than 100 papers and many edited volumes and books. His papers
were published in many of the leading journals such as Journal of
Multinational Financial Management, Applied Economics, Applied
Economics Letters, Finance Research Letters, Public Choice, Southern
Economic Journal, and Journal of Business Ethics. He is currently the
Editor of Defence and Peace Economics (SSCI) and a member of the
Editorial Boards of Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public
Policy and the Economics of Peace and Security Journal and a member
of the governing body of the Network of European Peace Scientists
(NEPS). His research interests include defence economics, terrorism,
international political economy, and applied macroeconomics.
Professor Dr. M. Kabir Hassan is Professor of Finance in the Department of Economics and Finance in the University of New Orleans. He currently holds two endowed Chairs-Hibernia Professor of Economics and Finance, and Bank One Professor in Business- in the University of New Orleans. Professor Hassan is the winner of the 2016 Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Prize in Islamic Banking and Finance. Professor Professor Hassan has over 383 papers published/forthcoming in refereed academic journals. Professor Hassan has also been cited as one of the most prolific authors in finance literature in the last fifty years in a paper published in Journal of Finance Literature. His publication record puts him among the top 5.6% of all authors who published in the 26 leading finance journals. He is among the top 5% authors according to number of Journal Pages at RePAC/IDEAS. Professor Hassan has been included in its 2021 edition as 2% of top scholars in the world in a study published by Standford University and Elsevier Publishing Company. Professor Hassan is the 2019 recipient of University of Louisiana System Outstanding Educator, 2019 Life-long Research Achievement Award, and 2018 UNO Nick Mueller International Leadership Medallion Winner and 2019 UL System outstanding Educator Award. Professor Hassan is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, and Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development published by SESRIC. Professor Hassan is a member of the AAOIFI Ethics and Governance Board and Education Board. He is also an advisory Board Member of Oxford University Faith-Aligned Impact Finance Project.
Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Christopher A. Hartwell
Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Christopher A. Hartwell is currently Head of the International Management Institute at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) School of Management and Law, Professor of International Management at Kozminski University in Poland, Visiting Professor at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), and Fellow and former President of the Center for Social and Economic Research (CASE) in Warsaw. A leading scholar on the evolution of economic institutions. Prof. Hartwell’s interests are in institutional development, especially the interplay between financial institutions and other political and economic institutions. Over his career, Professor Hartwell has published in journals such as Journal of World Business, Global Strategy Journal, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Explorations in Economic History, Journal of Comparative Economics, Regional Studies, Cambridge Journal of Economics, and Journal of Institutional Economics. Prof. Hartwell holds a PhD in Economics from the Warsaw School of Economics, a Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard, and a BA in Political Science and Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the author of Two Roads Diverge: The Transition Experience of Poland and Ukraine (Cambridge University Press, 2016) and Institutional Barriers in the Transition to Market: Examining Performance and Divergence in Transition Economies (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).
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