Venkataraman Bhaskar holds a BA, MA and PhD in Economics from Madras University, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Oxford, respectively. Currently he is Professor of Economics at University College of London. His previous appointments were with the University of Essex, University of St. Andrews, Princeton, Yale, and the Delhi School of Economics. Dr. Bhaskar’s research interests focus on microeconomic theory, industrial organization, game theory and contract theory, and economics of marriage and the family. He has published more than 30 articles in journals such as European Economic Review, Journal of Economic Theory or Games and Economic Behavior. He is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research, a member of the Editorial Board of the Review of Economic Studies and Associate Editor of the Berkeley Electronic Journals for Theoretical Economics.