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MIT researchers are fighting extreme poverty with science

Courtesy of David Baron Study co-authors Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo in India in 2007. Both are directors of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab at MIT. One of the most pressing social, moral, and economic quandaries of our time lies ... Boston Globe, 1 week ago

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Economist Duflo feels honored to receive Spain's Asturias Prize

French economist Esther Duflo told Efe Wednesday that "it was a great, totally unexpected honor" to receive Spain's Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences. "It was unexpected. I learned about it this morning when I got to the office and it ...
 Individual.com1 week ago

French economist wins Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences

Oviedo, Spain, May 13 (EFE) .- French economist Esther Duflo, who works on alleviating poverty, received the 2015 Princess of Asturias Awards for Social Sciences on Wednesday. The jury highlighted her innovative and decisive contributions to the ...
 Individual.com1 week ago Esther Duflo wins Princess of Asturias Social Science prize  EuroNews1 week ago

Economist Esther Duflo named winner of Spain's Princess of Asturias Social Sciences Award

Economist Esther Duflo was named as the winner of the Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences on Wednesday. The 42--year--old Franco--American is the second of this year's award winners to be named. Last week, film director Francis Ford ...
 Individual.com1 week ago XINHUA - Economist Esther Duflo named winner of Spain's Princess of Asturias Social Sciences Award  Namibia Press Agency1 week ago

Oriana Bandiera appointed Co-Director of the Development Economics Programme

| Centre for Economic Policy Research Monday, April 27, 2015 Oriana Bandiera has taken over from Esther Duflo as Co-Director of the Development Economics Programme. Oriana is Professor of Economics and Director of STICERD at the London ...
 Centre for Economic Policy Research4 weeks ago

Tackling open defecation

American experiments in Bangladesh indicate what sanitation approaches could work in India Within five months of coming to power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, launched Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, a project to modernise sanitation within the ...
 DNA India8 hours ago

The power of hope is real

An awkward truth for bleeding hearts like myself is that there has never been much rigorous evidence that outside aid can sustainably lift people out of poverty. Sure, evidence is overwhelming that aid can overcome disease, boost literacy and save ...
 Taipei Times Online13 hours ago The power of hope is real — Nicholas Kristof  Malay Mail4 days ago
Tech Times

New Study Attempts To Solve Poverty With Novel Approach To Livestock

Participants in the Graduation program were given livestock like chickens to help them get started on improving their lives and saying goodbye to poverty. (Photo : Kristine Paulus | Flickr) An anti-poverty program was extensively tested across ...
 Tech Times1 week ago Anti-poverty strategy offers sustained benefit for ultra-poor, says study in Science  EurekAlert!1 week ago A 'graduation' from poverty  EurekAlert!1 week ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Letter to CM to protect brick & mortar heritage

A group of eminent personalities from Calcutta or associated with the city has written a letter to the chief minister to protect its architectural heritage from rampant destruction. Written at the initiative of novelist Amit Chaudhuri, the letter ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 week ago

Funding a Sector in Transition

After a group of six studies published in January found that its benefits are modest at best, microcredit looks stuck at a crossroads. But that's no guarantee that change is coming. With debate ongoing amongst practitioners about how to react to the ...
 NextBillion.net1 week ago Funding a Sector in Transition: Recent RCTs could reshape donors' approach to microcredit  NextBillion.net1 week ago
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