André van Hoorn is an Assistant Professor in the Economics of Globalization and Identity at Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. He is an expert in the measurement of differences and distances between and the boundaries of human groups, particularly countries or nations. Recent research topics include the intergenerational dynamics of cultural diversity and the malleability of ethnic and racial identities. His research is multidisciplinary and he has published pieces in leading journals in different fields, including the American Sociological Review, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA and the Journal of International Business Studies. André has been a fellow-in-residence at the Hanse Institute for Advanced Study in Delmenhorst, Germany.