Mike Tierney is the George and Mary Hylton Professor of Government and International Relations at the College of William & Mary, and co-directs the Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations. His interests include international organizations, international relations theory, political economy of development and institutions, and foreign aid.
Arilton Teixeira serves as director, teacher and researcher at FUCAPE Business School in Brazil. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Brazilian Journal of Finance and Brazilian Business Review. His research focuses on international trade, international finance, economic growth and development, industrial organization, and governments motivations in provoding foreign assistance. He received his PhD in Economics at the University of Minnesota.