DANIEL BERNHOFEN Joined the University of Nottingham, UK,Â in 2005. Prior to moving to Nottingham he taught at Clark University in Massachusetts, where he is still holding a research professorship. He also taught at Brandeis University, Tufts University and the University of Ulm. Daniel's research interests are in international trade, international industrial organization and applied microeconomics. He has published in American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy and the Journal of International Economics. His current research on the 'natural experiment of Japan' is funded by the US National Science Foundation. ROD FALVEYÂ Professor of International Economics at the University of Nottingham, UK. He has held academic positions at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Tulane University and the Australian National University and has been at Nottingham since 1996. The focus of his research interest is International Trade Theory. He has published extensively in refereed journals including the American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, International Economic Review, Journal of International Economics and the Economic Journal. At various times he has had visiting positions at the University of Auckland, Institute of International Economic Studies at Stockholm and the Economic Policy Research Unit in Copenhagen. He has been an Associate Editor of the Review of International Economics and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the World Economy. DAVID GREENAWAY Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham and Professor of Economics. He was the founding Director of the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy. From 2004 to 2008 he was a University Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Vice President), having previously held this position between 1994 and 2001. He was Dean of the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences between 1991 and 1994. His research interests lie primarily in the fields of exporting and productivity; cross-border investment and international trade and economic development. Current projects include work on exports and productivity and spillovers from FDI. UDO KREICKEMEIER After finishing his PhD at the University of Mainz earlier that year, Kreickemeier joined the School of Economics at the University of Nottingham, UK in September 2002 . He is an Associate Professor in Economics and an Internal Research Fellow of the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP). His research interests lie in the field of International Trade Theory and Policy. In particular, he is interested in models of trade in the presence of labour market distortions and unemployment.