Dr. H.D. Vinod is a professor of Economics and director of the Institute for Ethics and Economic Policy at Fordham University in New York. He received his Ph. D. in Economics from Harvard University, has worked at Bell Laboratories for many years, and had been an expert witness in major anti-trust trials. He has published over a hundred articles in top journals in Econometrics and Statistics, including: Econometrica, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Management Science, American Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, International Economic Review, Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of Business, Journal of Advertising Research, etc. He has edited special issues and refereed for many journals.