Anjan Chakrabarti is Professor of Economics, University of Calcutta. His research areas of interest include Radical Political Economy, Development Economics, Indian Economics, Post-colonial Economics and Political Philosophy. He has authored and edited seven books and has to his credit over fifty academic articles in peer reviewed journals and edited books. His latest book is “The Transition of the Indian Economy: Globalization, Capitalism and Development’ from Cambridge University Press. He has been awarded the VKRV Rao Prize in Social Science Research in Economics for the year 2008 by Indian Council of Social Science Research, Government of India and Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.