About the Author
Gopal K. Kadekodi
Gopal K. Kadekodi was formerly Director of the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore. He has been Research Professor at the Centre for Multi-Disciplinary Development Research, Dharwad for four years and a Professor at the Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi for over 25 years. He was Visiting Professor at the Erasmus University, Rotterdam, and the Technical University, Twente. His areas of research include common property resources, energy, environment and economic development. He has been the President of the Indian Society for Ecological Economics. He was the Editor of Journal of Social and Economic Development, and has been on the Editorial Boards of Environment and Resource Economics, The Pacific and Asian Journal of Energy and Journal of Quantitative Economics. He has published over 12 books and more than 100 articles in national and international journals.