Vikram has written extensively about social entrepreneurship, including two books: the forthcoming Micro-Meltdown: The Inside Story of the Rise, Fall, and Resurgence of the World’s Most Valuable Microlender (Harper Collins and BenBella Books, 2018) and A Fistful of Rice: My Unexpected Quest to End Poverty Through Profitability (Harvard Business Review Press, 2010).


He is also the author of several articles, including “Business Basics at the Base of the Pyramid” in the Harvard Business Review, “Microfinancing China” in the Wall Street Journal, “Grassroots Environmental Resistance in India” in Ecological Resistance Movements, various articles in the journal Worldwatch, and op-eds in the Indian Express, the Economic Times, and the Telugu daily Eenadu. 


Vikram is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Emerging Markets in the Fletcher School, Tufts University. He serves on the advisory boards of the Indian School of Business and Tufts University’s Tisch College of Civic Life, and is a mentor for the University of Chicago’s International Innovation Corps.