Aseem Srivastava holds a doctorate in enviromental economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He has taught econimics for many years in India and the US, and has also taught philosphy at Nordic College, Norway. Since 2005, he has been working independently, reserching, writing and lecturing internationally on issues associated with globalization and its impact. He was a speaker at the 2012 World Conservation Congress,in South Korea, and at the 2013 World Social forum, in Tunisia. He lives in Delhi.