Review of Economics and Development Studies (READS) (ISSN-Online: 2519-9706) (ISSN-Print: 2519-9692) is a peer-reviewed research journal published bi-annually by CSRC. The journal is independently managed by senior faculty at higher education institutions. The journal aims to cover topics and issues in various sub-areas of economics and development studies in context of emerging and developing economies. Purpose is to highlight the theoretical and practical issues faced by economic managers, businesses and society in these economies. The journal specially welcomes submissions which cover the topical areas related to sustainable economic development in emerging and developing economies.