Dr. N S Shetty is a Professor Emeritus at JKSHIM. He is an Agricultural Economist with a doctoral degree from Bombay University. He started his career as a Research Officer in the Department of Economics at Bombay University and later, shifted to the Bank of India as an economist. After a short stint in the banking sector, he moved to UNDP and served as a FAO consultant. Dr. Shetty also served in the Development Bank of Zambia and worked in the Common Wealth Secretariat (CFTC) as a senior agriculture economist in Uganda. He has produced many research publications on various issues relating to agriculture economics particularly with a global perspective.