Shreekant Gupta has worked as a policymaker, researcher and teacher in areas spanning economics, environment and urban issues over the last 30 years. At present he is Professor, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi and Adjunct Professor, LKY School of Public Policy, Singapore. Prior to joining University of Delhi he was Fellow, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi where he set up and headed the Environmental Policy Cell. He has also worked as an environmental economist at the World Bank at Washington DC and as a career economist in the Indian government (Indian Economic Service cadre). He has published papers in several journals in addition to book chapters and op-eds and is Associate Editor of the Singapore Economic Review. His most recent book is Environmental Policies in Asia: Perspectives from Seven Asian Countries (co?edited with Huang Jing).