Lalit Panda is a research fellow at Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy. His interests are split lengthwise between policy research, microeconomics, economic analysis of law, public choice and normative philosophy on one hand, and creative writing, literary fiction, surrealism, fantasy and poetry on the other. He takes a keen interest in Economics, which he believes is the “only science which assumes the satisfaction of human wants as a ‘good’ thing.” He can be reached at