The Groningen team will be led by Robert Inklaar, a Professor in the Department of Global Economics and Management of the University of Groningen and is a member of the Groningen Growth and Development Centre. His research is focused on output and productivity across countries and over time, and the role of the financial sector in economic performance. Inklaar has a PhD from the University of Groningen (2006) and has been a full professor since 2017. He is an advisor to the World Bank on the International Comparisons Project. He has published extensively in journals including the American Economic Review, AEJ Macro, Journal of Econometrics and the Journal of Development Economics.