V. Bhaskar is Professor of Economics at University College London and affililated to the Centre for Economic Learning and Social Evolution. His undergraduate and masters degrees were from India and his D.Phil is from Oxford University. He has held previous appointments at the Universities of Essex, St. Andrews and the Delhi School of Economics. He is a member of the editorial board of the Review of Economic Studies and of the Berkeley Journals for Theoretical Economics. Professor Bhaskar’s main research area is in microeconomic theory, and he has published papers in the Review of Economic Studies, the American Economic Review, the Journal of Economic Theory and the Economic Journal. His current research interests include a study of the implications of parental preferences regarding the gender of their child in a context where sex selection technologies are available. He is also working on using data from cricket in order to test the rationality of decisions and on using data from television game shows in order to investigate the social preferences of individuals.