Dr. Vijay Korra is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Hyderabad, Telangana. He is a trained economist who holds a PhD in Economics in the area of Labour Migration and MGNREGS from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi through Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. His research interest includes Migration Studies, Economics of Labour Markets, Unemployment, MGNREGA, Issues of De-notified Tribes, Development of Marginalized Sections, and Tribal Economy. He has published quite a number of research articles in the area of migration and aforementioned areas in the reputed national journals and international edited volumes. He has recently published a book titled “Forgotten Communities of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh: A Story of De-notified Tribes”, published by Palgrave Macmillan (2019). He has completed several major projects and currently working on a major study entitled “Social and Economic Cost of Gulf Migration: A Study of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh”.