Narendar Pani is Professor, School of Social Sciences, National Institute of Advanced Studies, and Adjunct Faculty at the Indian Institute of Science, both at Bangalore. An economist by training, he has worked in both academic and media institutions, including Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and The Economic Times. He has, over the last three decades, written extensively on a variety of subjects. His books include Inclusive Economics: Gandhian Method and Contemporary Policy (Sage 2001). He has also published a number of academic articles in India and abroad. He won the Citibank Pan Asia Journalism Award for 1992.