Giorgio Zanarone is associate professor of organizational economics and management, and research director, at CUNEF. He has conducted his doctoral studies at Pompeu Fabra University, from which he received his PHD in 2008, and at the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he was a visiting student from 2005 to 2008. He has also been a visiting scholar at MIT in 2013. He is secretary and former board member of the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics (SIOE), and a member, among others, of the Strategic Management Society (SMS), the American Economic Association (AEA), and the American Law and Economics Association (ALEA). His research focuses on the design of organizations, with an emphasis on how formal and relational contracts interact with each other and shape the strategy and performance of business firms and inter-firm collaborations, as well as the relationship between organizations and public institutions. His research has been published in leading journals in the fields of organizational economics, strategy, law and economics, and political economy, including the Strategic Management Journal, the Journal of Law and Economics, the Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, and the Journal of Development Economics.