About the Author
Gerry Rodgers is presently Visiting Professor at the Institute for Human Development (IHD), New Delhi. He holds an M.A. (Cambridge University) and D.Phil (Sussex University) in Economic Development. For over 30 years he worked at the International Labour Office (ILO) in a variety of positions, including Director of the International Institute for Labour Studies. His work has mainly been concerned with poverty, inequality, labour, human resources and employment, especially in India, Southeast Asia and Latin America, and he has published widely in these fields. He was also the principal author of a book on the history of the ILO. His recent research has been on inclusive development in Bihar, where he has been undertaking studies for over 40 years, and on the differing experiences of labour market inequality in Brazil and India.