Praveen Jha, Professor of Economics at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning (CESP) and Adjunct Professor at the Centre for Informal Sector and Labour Studies (CISLS), is
with the School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
Prior to joining the JNU, he taught at St. Stephen´s College, University of Delhi and at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie. He has been a Visiting Fellow to several Institutions/Universities, including University of Bremen, Germany; Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, Tianjin, China, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa and Sam Moyo African Institute for Agrarian Studies (SMAIAS), Harare, Zimbabwe; International Labour Organisation (ILO), Geneva and Kassel University, Germany. He has also been associated with several research studies with UN institutions such as the ILO, the UNICEF, the UNDP, FAO etc. He is one of the editors of the Journal, Agrarian South: Journal of Political Economy.