Hisham Awartani is professor of economics at An-Najah University in Nablus (Palestine) and head of the Economics Department at the Center for Palestine Research and Studies. Nicole Ball is a fellow at the Overseas Development Council in Washington, D.C. Sam Barnes is currently a Bunting fellow at Harvard's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. James K. Boyce is professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Michael Bratton is professor of political science and African studies at Michigan State University. Rex Brynen is associate professor of political science at McGill University in Montreal. Michael Foley is associate professor of politics at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Shepard Forman is founder and director of the Center on International Cooperation at New York University. Zlatko Hurtic is assistant to the executive director of the World Bank. Chris Landsberg is deputy director of the Centre for Policy Studies, an independent policy research center based in Johannesburg. Stewart Patrick is research associate at the Center on International Cooperation at New York University. Sorpong Peou is associate professor of political science, Sophia University, Tokyo. Herman Rosa is the director of PRISMA (Programa Salvadoreno de Investigacion sobre Desarrollo y Medio Ambiente), a policy-oriented research center based in San Salvador. Amela Sapcanin currently works as a management associate with Citibank, N.A (Global Emerging Markets). Clare Woodcraft is currently the banking and finance associate editor at Middle East Economic Survey, Cyprus. Susan L. Woodward is a senior research fellow at the Centre for Defence Studies, King's College, University of London. Kenji Yamada is a chief researcher at the International Development Center of Japan, a private, nonprofit think tank specializing in international development policy.Forman, Shepard is the author of 'Good Intentions Pledges of Aid for Postconflict Recovery' with ISBN 9781555878795 and ISBN 1555878792.