About the Author
V. Pandit, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. Professor (Honorary), Sri Sathya Sai University, Prasanthi Nilayam, A.P. Elected President, The Indian Econometric Society, 2001-02. Chosen for the University Grants Commission Swami Pranavananda Saraswati National Award, 2004. Served as Professor, Delhi School of Economics, Visiting Professor, University of Pennsylvania.Simon Fellow and Hallsworth Fellow, University of Manchester; Director, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics; Editor, Indian Economic Review; Chairman, Advisory Committee for Economic Modelling for Low Income Countries, United Nations, New York; UNDP Advisor, Ministry of Planning, Sri Lanka, Colombo.