Albert Carreras is Professor of Economics and Business, at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain. Prior to this he held positions at Universitat de Barcelona and European University Institute, Italy. He has served as Dean of the UPF School of Economics and Business, and Secretary General of the Spanish Economic History Association.
Xavier Tafunell is Associate Professor of Economics and Business at Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain, and a Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor. He is the editor, with Albert Carreras, of a three volumes collection on Spanish Historical Statistics.