About the Author
E.M. Thomas is co-ordinator and faculty of Interuniversity Centre for Financial Economics and Financial Engineering, University of Calicut at Dr John Matthai Centre, Thrissur, Kerala. Previously, he was the Associate Professor of Economics at Christ College, Irinjalakuda, Thrissur. He has authored more than 50 professional publications including 12 books. He obtained his BA and MA Degree in Economics from University of Kerala and PhD from University of Calicut. He did his specialisation course on decentralised planning in the University of Belgrade, under the supervision of Prof Alexander Jovanovic and Prof Jovan Todorovic.