Tariq Ahmad Lone is a Ph.D. Scholar in the Department of Economics, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (U.P.). He has completed M.Phil. in Economics from Department of Economics, Central University of Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir). 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 having teaching experience of the subject for three years at Senior Secondary School level.