Ming Chien Lo is an associate professor of Economics at Metropolitan State University in Minnesota. Besides teaching and running around to meetings, his publishes papers in journals in the areas of econometrics, international economics and macroeconomics. He is also interested in philosophy, languages and food.

Kwok Ping (Byron) Tsang is an associate professor of Economics at Virginia Tech. When he is not writing research papers and teaching classes, he comments on current economic events for a number of media outlets in Hong Kong (his hometown). Mostly interested in macroeconomics and housing economics, he is also starting to work on a bit of economic history and theory.