Received Sylff fellowship in 2005-2007.
Duke’s doctoral research focuses on the analysis and management of risks associated with the financing of small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) in India. Duke thinks that facilitating the growth of SMEs is one of the critical issues facing a developing economy aiming to achieve sustainable development. He has more than 10 years of professional experience-first with one of the largest manufacturing companies in India and then with a private-sector bank. Duke has an MA in economics from Jadavpur University and holds a PGDBM (Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management) from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, with a specialization in finance. He is also a visiting faculty member at both the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, where he teaches finance and business strategies.
He was a member of Sylff Fellows Council in 2008.
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