Dr. Ramakrishna Gollagari is a visiting professor at CESS, in the Department of Economics. He is also a Professor at IBS Hyderabad. Prior to this he was a Professor at Osmania University and, ECSU, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Dr. Ramakrishna is specialized in International Economics, Advanced Research Methods and Applied Econometrics. He has thirty eight years of experience of which twelve years was in Ethiopia. He published several research papers in reputed journals such as International Journal of Public Administration, Journal of Public Affairs, Economic Research, Africa Development, Studia Oeconomica, Indian Economic Journal, Finance India, etc. and three books. Several of his papers were cited in reputed international journals and organizations. He also produced fifteen PhDs and was PhD adjudicator for several Indian and foreign universities. He was PhD coordinator at ECSU and was adjudged best teacher. His research interests include International Economics, Development Economics, Public Finance, Food security, Leadership, SEM Modelling and Research Methods.