Stephanie Fahey is director of the Research Institute for Asia and the Pacific at the University of Sydney. She has published widely on the transition process in Vietnam.
Gary Gereffi is professor of sociology at Duke University. He has published extensively on the changing international division of labor, including Manufacturing Miracles ( 1990, with Donald Wyman) and Commodity Chains and Global Capitalism ( 1994, with Miguel Korzeniewicz).
Leo van Grunsven is lecturer in international economics at Utrecht University. He is the author of numerous publications on economic development in Southeast Asia, including Regional Change in Industrializing Asia ( 1998).
Robert Gwynne is reader in Latin American development at the University of Birmingham. He has written numerous books and articles on industrialization in the developing world and on the impacts of neoliberalism and globalization on regional development in Latin America, including Industrialization and Urbanization in Latin America ( 1985) and Latin America Transformed: Globalization and Modernity ( 1999, with Cristóbal Kay).
Paul Hirst is professor of social theory at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is the author of fourteen books, including Globalization in Question ( 1996, with Grahame Thompson) and From Statism to Pluralism ( 1997).
Ray Hudson is director of the Centre for European Studies of Territorial Development, University of Durham. His many publications focus on the relationships between economic change and territorial development strategies in Europe. His most recent book is Divided Europe ( 1998, with Allen Williams).
Kees Koonings is senior lecturer in social anthropology at Utrecht University. He has published extensively on the socioeconomic and sociopolitical aspects of regional development in Brazil, including Industrialization, Industrialists and Regional Development in Brazil ( 1995).