Praveen Jha completed his Ph.D. from Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University and is currently a Professor in the same Centre. He is also the Chairperson, Centre for Informal Sector and Labour Studies. Prior to this he has also taught at St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi and at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie. He has also been a Visiting Fellow at University of Bremen, Germany; Tianjin University of Finance and Economics Tianjin, China and Visiting Senior Research Economist at International Labour Organisation, Geneva. His areas of interest/specialization are Labour Economics, Agricultural economics, Development economics, Economics of Education, Resource Economics and History of Economic Thought. more...