Rajat Kathuria is Director and Chief Executive at Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi. He has over 20 years’ experience in teaching and 15 years’ experience in economic policy, besides research interests on a range of issues related to regulation and competition policy. He has worked with the World Bank, Washington DC as a Consultant and carried out research assignments for a number of international organizations, including ILO, UNCTAD, LIRNEasia, World Bank and ADB. He has published in international and national journals, besides in popular magazines and newspapers. He is a founder member of Broadband Society for Universal Access and served on the Board of Delhi Management Association. He is on several government committees and on the research advisory council of SBI. He has an undergraduate degree in Economics from St. Stephens College, a Masters from Delhi School of Economics and a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, College Park.