Alakha N. Sharma, Editor
Alakh N. Sharma is currently Professor and Director of the Institute for Human Development (IHD). He has previously worked as Senior Visiting Fellow, Institute of Economic Growth, Research Advisor at V.V. Giri National Labour Institute, Professor at Shri Ram Centre for Industrial Relations, and a faculty member at A.N. Sinha Institute of Social Studies. He has also been a consultant to several international organizations such as ILO, UNDP and the World Bank. His research interests comprise labour markets, employment, livelihoods, and political economy, based on which he has authored, edited and co-edited 15 books and published over 50 research papers in various journals. He is also the editor of the Indian Journal of Labour Economics (IJLE), the quarterly journal of the Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE) and co-editor of the Indian Journal of Human Development (IJHD), a tri-annual journal brought out by IHD. He is also a non-resident Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labour (IZA) at Bonn, Germany.