Eugenio Proto is Alec Cairncross Professor of Applied Economics and Econometrics at the University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School, and Research Fellow at CEPR, IZA, CESifo. He earned the PhD in Economics at ECARES, Université libre de Bruxelles in 2004. He previously was Assistant and Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, Professor of Economics at the University of Bristol. His research interests range from development and growth to behavioural and experimental economics. He published in leading general economic journals like Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economics and Statistics and Economic Journal and in several top field economic journals. His work has been featured in the Economist, Washington Post, The Times, Guardian, Independent, Newsweek, Le Monde, Frankfurter Allgemeine, among other main newspapers and magazines. He is currently academic editor of PLOSONE and associate editor of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization