Prof Balbir Singh Sihag
About the Author: Awarded merit scholarships in high school and college, Prof Balbir Singh Sihag received the Master's Degree in Economics from Punjab University, Chandigarh, ranking first in the university. He was awarded the UGC scholarship but chose to join the Indian Economic Service. He received PhD in Economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and started teaching Economics at the university. For last twenty-two years he has been Professor and now Emeritus of Economics at the University of Massachusetts. He has received Outstanding Research Paper Award and Best Teacher Award, and has published research papers in journals of international repute including Accounting Historians Journal, Growth & Change, History of Political Economy, Humanomics, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, International Journal of Hindu Studies, Indian Journal of Economics and Business, Indian Economic Review, Journal of History of Economic Thought, Journal of Public Economics and Quarterly Journal of Economics.