Vikram is an Economist with Compass Lexecon based in London. He recently graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Ph.D. in Economics, specializing in the Economics of Explicit Collusion. Prior to obtaining his Ph.D., he obtained an M.A. in Economics from the University of Missouri and a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Anna University in India. Before becoming an economist, he was a professional cricketer in India.