GIANNI BONVICINI is Director, Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), Rome, and editor of The International Spectator, a quarterly journal of the IAI. He is a Visiting Professor of International Relations, Johns Hopkins University, Bologna Center and a columnist of various scientific publications, professional journals, and newspapers. Main publications include J. Coffey and G. Bonvicini (eds.), The Atlantic Alliance and the Middle East (1989); G. Bonvicini (ed.), L'Italia nel mutato assetto dei rapporti comunitari e internazionali (1984); G. Bonvicini (ed.), La politica estera dell'Europa: Autonomia o dipendenza? (1980); G. Bonvicini and S. Solari (eds.), I partiti e le elezioni del Parlamento europeo: Intressi nazionali ed europei a confronto (1979); G. Bonvicini and J. Sassoon (eds.), Governare l'economia europea: Divergenze e processi integrativi (1978); G. Bonvicini et al., La Comunit à europea e le nascenti democrazie dell'Est, joint policy report of six European foreign policy research institutes (1991).
ELEFTHERIOS N. BOTSAS received an M. A. and Ph. D. in economics. Currently, he is a Professor of Economics and Management, with special interests in international trade and finance, and former chairman of the Economics Department at Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan. He has published on East—West trade, trade and central planning, trade stability, international migration, and the economics of alliances. His current research interests concern the political economy of European integration.
NICHOLAS V. GIANARIS is a Professor of Economics at Fordham University. He has an LL. B., an M. A. and Ph. D. He is the author of many articles and a number of books, including The Balkan Countries: Economic Changes and Geopolitical Dynamics (Praeger, 1996), Modern Capitalism: Privatization, Employee Ownership, and Industrical Democracy (Praeger, 1995), The European Community, Eastern Europe and Russia: Economic and Political Changes (Praeger, 1994), Contemporary Economic Systems (Praeger, 1993), and The European Community and the United States: Economic Relations (Praeger, 1991).