Mario Seccareccia is Full Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada where, since 1978, he has been teaching macroeconomics, monetary theory, labor economics, history of economic thought, and economic history, subjects on which he has also written extensively. He has published over 100 academic articles in scientific refereed journals or chapters of books, and has authored or edited a dozen books. He has also edited or co-edited approximately 35 special issues of journals. Many of these publications are of interdisciplinary nature and cover many areas of political economy. Mario Seccareccia has been visiting professor in a number of universities in France (Université de Bourgogne, Université de Grenoble, Université Paris 13, and Université Paris-Sud) and Mexico (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) and participates regularly in policy debate in both Europe and North America. He is also research associate at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives in Ottawa and, since 2004, has been editor of the International Journal of Political Economy, an interdisciplinary journal published by Taylor & Francis largely focused on policy questions of national and international scope.