Robbert Maseland (PhD 2006 Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands) is an Associate Professor in International Economics & Business at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. His research focuses on the impact of cultural and institutional diversity on economic development and international business. His work has appeared in a wide range of journals such as the Journal of Economic Growth, Global Strategy Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, and Nature. He has also published a monograph on culture, economics, and international business with Cambridge University Press (together with Sjoerd Beugelsdijk). Robbert Maseland has held visiting positions at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, the University of Bremen and Melbourne Business School.