About the Authors

Runa Sarkar is a Professor with the Economics Group at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta and a member of the committee for the Centre for Development and Environment Policy. Prior to this, she taught at IIT Kanpur. A chemical engineer from BITS Pilani, Runa pursued her Masters in environmental engineering at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. After spending five years as an environmental consultant in a subsidiary of Tata Steel, Runa completed her doctoral studies from IIM Calcutta.

Her interests lie in sustainable development where business interests are in consonance with environmental and social interests. Runa has a penchant for multidisciplinary research and has also been involved in the application ...

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