Sergio Mariotti is Professor Emeritus of Industrial Economics and Policy at Politecnico di Milano. His research interests cover the economics of MNEs and the economics of industrial and institutional dynamics. His current research focuses on globalization, international business and the economic policy of nation-states. He has published in journals such as Economic Geography, Global Strategy Journal, Industrial and Corporate Change, International Business Review, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Geography, Journal of International Business Studies, Regional Studies, Research Policy, among others. He is Honorary Editor of the Journal of Industrial and Business Economics.