Christopher Kobrak teaches Finance and Business History at ESCP Europe. His publications include National Cultures and International Competition: The Experience of Schering AG, 1850-1950; Banking on Global Markets: Deutsche Bank and the United States, 1870 to the Present; and European Business, Dictatorship and Political Risk, 1920-1945 (edited with Per Hansen) as well as articles in Enterprise and Society, Business History, Business History Review, and several other journals.
Mira Wilkins is Professor of Economics at Florida International University, Miami, USA. She has published numerous books and articles on the history of multinational enterprise and of foreign investment in general. She is currently undertaking research for the third volume of her history of foreign investment in the United States, covering 1945 to the present.