Research 48 ABOUT THE AUTHORS Werner Raza is Director at ÖFSE – Austrian Foundation for Development Research in Vi- enna. He holds ad PhD in Economics from the University of Economics and Business in Vienna. His areas of work include International Trade and Development Economics. Bernhard Tröster is researcher at ÖFSE. He holds a diploma in Economics from the Uni- versity of Regensburg and a M.A. in International and Development Economics from HTW Berlin. His areas of works are Development Economics, International Trade and Commodi- ty Markets. Rudi von Arnim is Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Utah, USA. He holds a PhD in Economics from The New School for Social Research. His areas of specialization are Macroeconomics and International Economics.