Ruth Aguilera is Distinguished Professor of International Business and Strategy at the D'Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University (USA). Her research focuses on comparative corporate governance, corporate sustainability, and firm internationalization processes, and pushes the boundaries of comparative research methods. She is the editor of Corporate Governance in a Changing Economic and Political Environment: Trajectories of Institutional Change (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003, with MichaƂ Federowicz). She is a Senior Editor of Organization Science, an Editor of Corporate Governance: An International Review, a Fellow of the Academy of International Business and the Strategic Management Society, and a board member of the International Corporate Governance Society.

Gregory Jackson is Professor of Management, Chair of Human Resource Management and Labor Politics at the Free University of Berlin (Germany) and Visiting Professor at Loughborough University London (UK). His work examines how corporate governance is influenced by diverse organizational and institutional contexts, particularly in the cases of Germany, Japan, the UK and USA. He is the editor of Corporate Governance in Japan: Institutional Change and Organizational Diversity (Oxford University Press, 2007, with Masahiko Aoki and Hideaki Miyajima) and Changing Models of Capitalism in Europe and the United States (Routledge, 2015, with Richard Deeg), He is the Editor-in-Chief of Socio-Economic Review and an Editor of the British Journal of Industrial Relations.

Jonas Pontusson is Professor of Comparative Politics at the University of Geneva (Switzerland). His work focuses on the comparative politics of inequality and redistribution, with an emphasis on labor-market dynamics and the role of trade unions. He is the author of Inequality and Prosperity: Social Europe versus Liberal America (Cornell University Press, 2006), which was awarded the American Political Science Association's Gladys M. Kammerer Award, and an editor of Coping with Crisis: Government Reactions to the Great Recession (Russell Sage Foundation, 2012, with Nancy Bermeo). He is a member of the Editorial Boards of Socio-Economic Review and Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal.

Kathleen Thelen is Ford Professor of Political Science at MIT (USA). Her work focuses on the origins and evolution of political-economic institutions in the rich democracies.  She is the author of How Institutions Evolve: The Political Economy of Skills in Germany, Britain, the United States and Japan (Cambridge University Press, 2004) and Varieties of Liberalization and the New Politics of Social Solidarity (Cambridge University Press, 2014), and an editor of Beyond Continuity: Institutional Change in Advanced Political Economies (Oxford University Press, 2005, with Wolfgang Streeck) and Advances in Comparative Historical Analysis (Cambridge University Press, 2015, with James Mahoney). She is the recipient among other prizes of the American Political Science Association's Aaron Wildavsky Enduring Contribution Prize in 2019.