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Mitra, Karakas paper on the political economy of populism published

Aug 27, 2020

Inequality, redistribution and the rise of outsider candidates

Leyla D. Karakas & Devashish Mitra

Games and Economic Behavior, August 2020

Devashish Mitra

Devashish Mitra


Leyla Karakas

Leyla Karakas


"Inequality, redistribution and the rise of outsider candidates," co-authored by Professor Devashish Mitra and Leyla Karakas, assistant professor of economics, was published in Games and Economic Behavior. In their paper, Mitra and Karakas study the growth in voters' support for outsider candidates with a focus on understanding the potential role of increasing income inequality. 08/27/20