Monday, November 25, 2019

RETHINKING POVERTY - Solving Global Poverty

"How these 2 economists are using randomized trials to solve global poverty" PBS NewsHour 11/21/2019


SUMMARY:  More than 700 million people across the globe live on extremely low wages.  This year, a trio of economists won the Nobel Prize for their work on addressing global poverty, using randomized control trials to test and improve social policy.  Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to two of those winners, husband-and-wife duo Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, about their work.

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