Edited By Bimal Jalan & Pulapre Balakrishnan

Dr Bimal Jalan was Governor of the Reserve Bank of India from 1997 to 2003 and a nominated member of the Rajya Sabha during 2003–2009. Earlier he was Finance Secretary and Chairman of Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister. He represented India on the Boards of IMF and World Bank. His recent books include The Future of India: Politics, Economics and Governance; India’s Politics: A View from the Backbench; and Emerging India: Economics, Politics & Reforms.
Dr Pulapre Balakrishnan is Professor, Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram. He is the author of Pricing and Inflation in India and Economic Growth in India: History and Prospect. He has served as Country Economist for Ukraine at the World Bank and has been a Senior Fellow of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library. He has been a recipient of the Malcolm Adiseshiah Award for Distinguished Contribution to Development Studies (2014).