Ronen Palan is professor of International Political Economy at City University London. He wrote a number of books on tax havens, including the Offshore World (Cornell 2003), Tax Havens: How globalization Really Works (Conell 2010, with Richard Murphy and Christian Chavagneux and Paradis Fiscaux (La Decouverte, 2007; 2008; 2010; 2017, with Christian Chaagneux). He is a principle investigator on two EU funded research projects on corporate arbitrage and the changing European fiscal regimes.