Gangadhar Darba, obtained M.A. (Eonomics) from Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune, and Ph.D. (Economics) from the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai. His areas of research interest include macro-economics, financial markets and econometric and applied general equilibrium models for the Indian economy. He worked as a visiting faculty at IMDR, Pune, University of Pretoria, South Africa and IGIDR, Mumbai. He is currently at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi.