Rudra Parsad Upadhyay (Author)
Dr. Rudra Upadhyay is an Associate professor in the Central Department of Economics, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. Earlier he has also been Principal of Birendra Multiple campus, chitwan, Sirha Multiple Campus, Sirha and Deputy Director, national development service Directorate under Tribhuvan University. He completd his Masterâ€™s degree from Tribhuvan University and has been awarded Ph.D. from the University of Lucknow (India). Dr. Upadhyay had been associated with a number of national and international research and development projects. He has many research papers to his credit which are published in reputed journals. He has been honoured with National Educational Medal in his Country.
Manoj Kumar Agarwal (Author)
Dr. Manoj Kumar Agrawal is a reader in the Department of economics, university of Lucknow (India) from where he began his academic journey after getting Master's and Doctoral degrees. He has published three books besides contributing research papers in reputed journals and in national/International seminars/conferences. Dr Agarwal is a member of the editorial board of the Indian Journal of Applied economics. He has undertaken many research projects funded by various institutions like Government of Uttar Pradesh, Indian Council of Social Science research, World Bank, university Grants Commission, etc. Besides, he has been awarded fellowships by the University Grants Commission to pursue Ph.D. programme and by the Association of Commonwealth universities for Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship. Dr. Agarwal has keen interest in developmental issues particularly related to the Indian economy, economy of Uttar Pradesh, gender issues, etc.