T M Thomas Isaac is a politician and economist. He is a Central Committee member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and has served as the Finance Minister of Kerala multiple times. He has authored a number of articles on economics, planning, and politics and has published in leading regional, national, and international periodicals. Isaac is the author of more than 50 books, both in Malayalam and English. He is a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award for his book, Keralam: Mannum Manushyanum.
Financial Federalism: The Economics of the Sovereign State