Pushan Dutt

Professor of Economics
Email pushan.dutt@insead.edu
The world is currently seeing a rise of populist leaders in both Europe and the US (Donald Trump), as well as in some emerging markets. Is this linked to the rise in inequality over time, whereby many of the gains have accrued to the richest 1%?

Published 29 Mar 2017

Reference 6267

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Political Organization

Region Global

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The world is currently seeing a rise of populist leaders in both Europe and the US (Donald Trump), as well as in some emerging markets. Is this linked to the rise in inequality over time, whereby many of the gains have accrued to the richest 1%?

Published 29 Mar 2017

Reference 6267

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Political Organization

Region Global

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This exercise uses monthly data for the US from 1978-2013 to estimate a demand function for gasoline in the US. The demand function is used to calculate the price and income elasticity of demand. Subsequently, it shows how to estimate elasticities in the short and the long run.

Published 21 Aug 2015

Reference 6159

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Oil & Energy Renewables & Environment

Region Global

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LOLC Microcredit, a microfinance company within the LOLC group in Sri Lanka, has been serving the financial needs of the base of the pyramid through micro-leasing and group lending. The question now is whether to grow the existing business, use diversification to increase impact or prioritize its expansion into Myanmar.

Published 28 Oct 2013

Reference 6018

Topic Strategy

Industry Financial Services

Region Asia

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Political Economy