Abhinay Muthoo is Professor of Economics at the University of Essex. He has previously taught at the London School of Economics (LSE) and the University of Bristol. He was educated at the LSE and the University of Cambridge. Professor Muthoo has published papers on bargaining theory, amongst other topics, in the world’s top academic journals. His recent book on bargaining theory published in 1999 by Cambridge University Press has received noteworthy acclaim from leading economists and academicians.