|K.V.Ramaswamy works in the area of Development Economics, Labour and Industry studies. He has recently edited a book on ‘Labour, Employment and Economic Growth in India’ published by the Cambridge University Press. His current areas of research interest are labour markets (including issues of impact of globalization and global value chains on labour and exports) and labour laws and regulations, trade and wage inequality, small-scale enterprises and inclusive growth. He has been a Ford Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Center for International Development Research at the Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University, USA. He was awarded East-West Center (EWC) International Fellowship to carry out research on ‘Impact of Globalization on Labour markets in South Asia’ at Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Jhaman Das Watumull International Fellowship 2003 by EWC, Hawaii, to do a study on ‘Globalization and Industrial Upgrading in Indian Manufacturing’. He was Shastri Indo-Canadian Visiting Fellow at University of Toronto, Canada. Senior Visiting Fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore; and at the Institute of Developing Economies (IDE), Tokyo. He has presented research papers at the World Bank, Cornell University, and Australian National University among others.