Ronald Wintrobe is Professor of
Economics at the University of
Western Ontario. He is the author of
numerous articles in economics and
political science journals, and is the
author, editor or co-editor of 9 books,
including The Political Economy of
Dictatorship (Cambridge University
Press 1998) and, most recently,
Political Extremism and Rationality
(Cambridge University Press 2001,
co-edited with Albert Breton,
Gianluigi Galeotti and Pierre Salmon).
Currently, he is working on a book on
the economics of group behaviour.