Mihir Sharma is the Opinion Editor for Business Standard. Prior to that he worked as a journalist for Indian Express. Sharma has written a book called Restart: The Last Chance for the Indian Economy in which he discusses the problems facing the Indian economy. He was born in Delhi, and grew up in Mumbai, Chandigarh, Kolkata and Jharkhand. He studied economics and political science at St Stephen’s College, Indian Statistical Institute and Harvard University.