About the Author
R. Srinivasan is an Associate Professor in Econometrics, University of Madras. He has more than 25 years of experience in teaching and research in economics. He was a member of the State Planning Commission (2006-2011) and many other policy making and academic bodies. His researches have been in the areas of public finance and regional economics. His special interest in teaching of economics led him to organise periodic workshops for teachers of economics in schools and colleges to explore new teaching techniques and to reform economics curriculum. He has been extensively contributing on economic issues for both print and electronic media.