Pushan Dutt

 
Nationality: Indian
Associate Professor of Economics and Political Science
Chair, Economics and Political Science Area
 

 The skepticism vanished and I thought, only at INSEAD can I find someone in the classroom with such a background.

"I was talking about Treasury auctions in the Prices & Markets class - how governments design auctions for government securities and how banks bid on them. I was explaining how governments construct demand and supply curves to find the market-clearing price. Some students were skeptical whether this theory of demand and supply maps so perfectly to reality. At that point, one participant said that he had worked for the Bank of England, and that this was exactly how the Bank of England operated in auctioning off government securities. The skepticism vanished and I thought, only at INSEAD can I find someone in the classroom with such a background."

Pushan Dutt is an Associate Professor of Economics and Political Science at INSEAD. He holds a PhD in Economics from New York University, a Masters in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics, and a Bachelors degree in Economics from Presidency College, Calcutta. Professor Dutt's research lies at the intersection of politics, institutions and international economics. He teaches Microeconomics and Economic Development at INSEAD.

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