Lucia Piscitello is Professor of International Business at Politecnico di Milano. Her research interests cover the economics and management of MNEs and the international aspects of technological change. Her recent studies focus on agglomeration and MNEs’ location strategies, globalization of R&D and technology development in the global network of MNEs, offshoring and global sourcing, MNEs from emerging countries. She has published in international journals such as Economic Geography, Journal of Economic Geography, Journal of International Business Studies, Global Strategy Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Industrial and Corporate Change, International Business Review, Journal of International Management, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Regional Studies, Research Policy, among others. She serves on the editorial review boards of several journals. She has taught extensively in undergraduate and graduate programs, customized executive education, MBA and Executive MBA programs.