Tariq Ahmad Lone is pursuing Ph.D.from Aligrah Muslim University Meerut U.P and and has completed M.Phil. in Economics from Department of Economics, Central University of Jammu. He did B.A. and M.A. from University of Kashmir, and has qualified NET and SET in Economics. He has published numerous research papers in national and international reputed journals, and has participated in various seminars and workshops of national and international level. He is teaching economics at higher secondary level.