BS, MEng (Cornell University), MA, PhD (The New School for Social Research). Current interests include the study of industrial competition, the political economy of the developmental welfare state, and the study of fiscal sociology. He has published articles on the state, competition, development, and growth in the International Journal of Political Economy, Research on Money and Finance, Comparative Studies in South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, African and Asian Studies, International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, Challenge, and Encyclopedia of International Political Economy. His book Strategic Competition, Dynamics, and the Role of the State: a New Perspective was published in 2010 by Edward Elgar as part of its New Directions in Economics series. His next book Alternative Theories of Competition: Challenges to the Orthodoxy (co-edited with C. Bina and P. Mason) will be published by Routledge in 2012. Finally, he is co-editing (with C. Bina) International Economics: An Encyclopedia of Global Trade, Capital, Labor, Technology, and Innovation which will be published by Greenwood Press in 2014.