Suresh D. Tendulkar (1939–2011), visiting fellow, was professor of economics at the Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, India, where he was also executive director of the Center for Development Economics. At the Delhi School, he had also been head of the department of economics (1986–89) and director of the school (1995-98). Before joining the Delhi School, he taught at the Delhi Center of the Indian Statistical Institute (1968–78). He wrote extensively on Indian development issues and policies, including those on liberalization and globalization. He was closely associated with the Indian Statistical System including the National Sample Survey Organization and the Advisory Committee on National Accounts of which he is currently the chairperson. He was also part-time member of the National Statistical Commission (2000–2001), the first Disinvestment Commission (1996-99), and the Fifth Central Pay Commission (1994–97) appointed by the government of India.