About the Author
Barun S. Mitra
Barun S. Mitra is the Director of Liberty Institute, an independent think tank based in New Delhi, which is engaged in public policy research and advocacy with the aim of promoting economic and political freedoms.
He is an engineer by training, and writes on a wide range of developmental, economic, environmental and technological issues.
He has been published in a number of national and international newspapers and journals.
He received the Julian L. Simon Award for his contribution in explaining the role of market economics in harnessing human ingenuity and creativity, leading to improvement in economic well-being and environmental quality.
He is a member of the Mont Pelerin Society.