About the Author
Rajat Kathuria is Director and Chief Executive, Indian Council of Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER). He has over 20 years experience in teaching and 10 years experience in economic policy, besides research interests on a range of issues relating to regulation and competition policy. He worked with Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) during its first eight years (1998-2006) where his research eventually formed the basis of tariff and interconnection orders applicable to the industry. He has published in international and national journals, besides in popular magazines and newspapers. He has an undergraduate degree in Economics from St. Stephens College, a Master’s from Delhi School of Economics and a PhD degree from the University of Maryland, College Park.