Dr.Vidya C T completed her Ph.D. in Economics from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT) in 2013. Her research interests include International Trade in Services, Macroeconomics, and Applied Econometrics. She has received many academic honors and prizes, including one of the best Ph.D. work from RESER, the European Association of Services Research, and ‘Young Economist’ to participate 3rd Meeting of the winners of the Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. And also the best project proposal in the SANEI-GDN(RRC)competition. She has worked extensively for various projects, reports, and papers on the topics related to trade in services, services sector, Quantification of trade barriers, global value chains, and network models. She is also in the Editorial board of Sustainable energy systems and policies (specialty section of Frontiers in Energy Research) as a Review Editor.