Bruno Gandlgruber is a Professor for Economics at the Department of Institutional Studies at the Cuajimalpa Campus of the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana in Mexico-City. His current academic activities are related to the comparative institutional analysis of development processes, particularly the emergence and transformation of economic models and the role of informality and firm governance in economic development. He has been invited as a visiting scholar to Ruhr-University Bochum, Passau University, Turkish-German University (Istanbul, Turkey) and Technical University Berlin (Campus El Gouna, Egypt). As a consultant for the ECLAC/UN he has developed projects on market governance in Central America. His research has been published by Palgrave and other international publishers and reviews. He is also an associate editor of the newly founded Review of Evolutionary Political Economy.