Bart Los (@_BartLos) obtained his PhD degree from Twente University in 1999. His research and teaching mainly focus on issues related to international trade and technological progress, often with an emphasis on regional aspects. He published about fifty articles in international scientific journals. He was editor of Economic Systems Research in the period 2009-2019 and is currently Vice President of the International Input-Output Association. He was a coordinator of the World Input-Output Database (WIOD) project.