Wim Naudé holds the Chair in Economics at University College Cork, Ireland, where is also affiliated to the Environmental Research Institute. He is a Visiting Professor at RWTH Aachen University, Germany, Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa, and a Fellow of the African Study Centre, University of Leiden, the Netherlands. Furthermore, Wim is a Research Affiliate of the International Security and Development Centre in Berlin. His research is broadly concerned with the role of entrepreneurship, trade and technology in sustainable development. He recently (2021) co-edited a special issue of Small Business Economics Journal on Refugee Entrepreneurship and contributed to the UN's World Youth Report 2020 on youth entrepreneurship in development. Currently he is working on three interrelated topics: the impacts of artificial intelligence on business, innovation, economic growth and security; the decline in business dynamism in the West and its global repercussions; and the consequences of the 4th Industrial Revolution for inclusive development. He is also busy editing the Edward Elgar Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship and Conflict.