Ratul Lahkar is Professor of Economics in Ashoka University . He received his masters in economics from the Delhi School of Economics and his PhD in economics from the University of Wisonsin-Madison in 2007. His primary research interest is in game theory with particular focus on evolutionary game theory. He has worked on both theoretical aspects of evolutionary games as well as applications in economics. He has published in leading journals in economic theory. Prior to joining Ashoka University, he has worked in IFMR Chennai and IIM Udaipur.