3 KunduDr. Amitabh Kundu is Professor of Economics at the University of Wurzburg, Germany and Senior Fellow at Delhi Policy Group, India. He has been Professor at the Centre for the Study of Regional Development and the Dean of the School of Social Sciences at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has served as a member of National Statistical Commission during 2006-08. He has about twenty five books and two hundred research articles, published in India and abroad, to his credit.