J. C. Edison is a Professor and Dean at the National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR), India. He has over 30 years' experience each in the industry and academia. He joined the NICMAR in 1995. He has taught post-graduate students for over 25 years, and is engaged with guiding research scholars and management consultancy. Professor Edison has presented papers at national and international conferences including at Oxford and Harvard Universities. He has authored books on the construction industry, international contracting and project exports. His research interests include industrial economics, economics of construction and infrastructure development, project exports, project economics and real estate, and urban infrastructure.