Miguel Rivera-Santos is an Associate Professor at EMLYON Business School in France. His current research focuses on cross-partnerships for poverty alleviation. These are partnerships involving firms, NGOs, and government which combine the goals of poverty alleviation and profitability. Research projects include: the interaction between formal and informal environments in subsistence markets; the assessment of the impact on local communities of business-led initiatives at the Base of the Pyramid; the differences between business-driven and social innovations; a theory-driven literature review of the Base of the Pyramid literature; and differences of value and cost drivers across markets. His work has been published in a variety of academic journals, including Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Ethics, International Business Review, and Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. Previously, he was on the faculty at Babson University in Boston, MA. He is a member of the Academy of Management, the Academy of International Business, and Strategic Management Society.