Dr. G.L. Sharma is an eminent professor of Finance and Accounting and is presently serving Lai Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Delhi. He is M.Com., Ph.D. from University of Rajasthan and has been in teaching and research for over four decades. During 1982-1985 he was a Reader in Finance, Department of Business Administration, Ahmedu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. He also completed a Research Project on ‘Institutional Financing of Small Scale Industries in Nigeria with special reference to Northern States (A Comparative Study of Nigeria and India)’. He has published 6 books including Advanced Cost Accounting, Cost Analysis & Control - A Managerial Approach and Theory & Techniques of Cost Accounting. He has jointly edited three books – ‘Corporate Finance: Emerging Options’, ‘Contemporary Issues in Business Finance & Taxati’ and a book on ‘Leveraging Human Potential for Excellence’. He has contributed large numbers of research articles in leading Journals. Currently, he is working on research project ‘Activity Based Costing in Indian Industry’. Dr. Sharma is a co-author of Implementation of National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme: A case study of Uttar Pradesh. Dr. Sharma is co-author of a nation-wide research project on Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme conducted by LBSIM in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, UP, Orissa and Haryana. The research report was released by the Vice President of India in March 2010.
Dr. Sharma is the Managing Editor of LBS Journal of Management & Research. He is Secretary General of Indian Financial Management Association and also Managing Editor of Indian Journal of Finance & Research. He has widely traveled both in India and Abroad. Dr. Sharma is currently Advisor: Corporate Interface at the LBSIM, Delhi.
Dr. P. Balamurugan, Ph.D. is a Research Associate at Lal Bahadur Shastri Research Center for Public Policy and Social Change. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Bharathidasan University. Tiruchirappali. During his Ph.D. he received many scholarships which include Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Scholarship for Doctoral Studies in India. He did his Post Doctoral Research at the Department of Economic. University of Allahabad under the UNCTAD India Programme. He was also awarded Sir Ratan Tata Trust Visiting Fellowship (SRTT Fellowship, 2009) at Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC) Bangalore. He has punished several research papers in reputed national journals and has contributed chapter in many books. He has presented papers in many national and international seminars. Conferences and workshops.
Sandeep Kumar, M.A. (Ph.D. - Pursuing), is an economist by training and has about 7 years of work experience in research and consulting. He has worked as Project Analyst at Amaltas Consulting where he actively worked on various assignment commissioned by UNAIDS, DEID and IFPRI. He worked as Consultant with the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister where he was responsible for conducting research in the field of employment and unemployment issues in India using NSSO data. He has presented papers in both international and national seminar.