Giordano Mion is currently Professor of Economics at the University of Sussex, UK. Before joining the University of Sussex in 2015, Giordano Mion was a Professor at the University of Surrey (2013-2015), a Lecturer at the London School of Economics (2009-2013) as well as post-doctoral fellow at the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium (2005-2008) from which he received a PhD in Economics in 2004. He was also a visiting scholar at the Paris School of Economics, University of Toronto and University of Bologna. Past research awards include the Highly Cited Authors Award from the Journal of Urban Economics and the Mundell Prize form the Canadian Journal of Economics. He is currently a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Economic Geography as well as of Regional Science and Urban Economics.