About the Author
Rajiv Kumar, one of India’s most recognised economists, regularly advises the government on policy issues. He is India’s leading public intellectual whose widely read columns in major Indian newspapers offer candid and sharp insights into India’s evolving political economy. They are also read by leading policy makers. He brings to his writings his vast and varied experience having worked in the Indian government as head of an economic policy think tank; in the ADB in Manila; and in India’s two largest national apex business associations. He has a DPhil in Economics from Oxford and PhD from Lucknow University.