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Let's remake the classroom

By and Esther Duflo This teaching at the right level model is straightforward and effective. The process focuses on children currently enrolled in Classes III to V. The 10th edition of the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) by Pratham, ... Indian Express, 6 days ago

Infosys Prize 2014: IISc, MIT professors among 6 winners

Jayant Haritsa, Shamnad Basheer, Shubha Tole, Madhu Sudan, Srivari Chandrasekhar and Esther Duflo were on Thursday named as winners.
 India Today2 months ago Infosys Prize winners pledge to work for poor  24Dunia3 weeks ago Six bag Infosys science prize  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Showcase Kolkata's madness: MIT prof

Esther Duflo, a leading light in development economics who teaches at MIT and researches in India, believes Kolkata has the potential to become a major tourist destination for the West if it manages to preserve its unique character and showcase it ...
 24Dunia3 weeks ago Showcase Kolkata’s madness: MIT prof  Times of India3 weeks ago

J-PAL's Esther Duflo wins Infosys Prize 2014

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, co-founders of J-PAL with Sendhil Mullainathan, in India. Banerjee was the recipient of the InfoSys Prize in 2009. Photo by David Barron Esther Duflo, one of the founders and a Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel ...
 Saudi Gazette4 weeks ago Saudi- J-PAL's Esther Duflo wins Infosys prize  MENAFN4 weeks ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

Is economics still important?

AS an economist, I get a lot of criticism about the profession, the discipline, and its role in modern society. Some of these are pretty well known and I will mention three. One, we are too much into model building and do not provide any guidance to ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 day ago How big is the sexism problem in economics? This article's co-author is anonymous because of it  Quartz3 weeks ago

Microcredit no panacea for poverty: study

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Six studies conducted in four continents reveal that small loans had no impact on women's empowerment. TOPICS Six studies in four continents also reveal that small loans had no impact on ...
 The Hindu3 days ago

Weekly Roundup - Is Microcredit Lost in Transformation?

These loans do help, but the changes are not transformative, certainly not transformative enough to justify charitable donations to the standard microcredit model. We have seen, though, that these are viable profit-making products, and so investors ...
 NextBillion.net3 days ago

Microcredit not a viable poverty alleviation tool: Study

Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): A study conducted in six countries has found that Microcredit- providing small loans to underserved entrepreneurs-may have some benefits, but it is not a viable poverty alleviation tool. According to a press release, the ...
 Yahoo! India4 days ago
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Microcredit doesn't live up to promise of transforming lives of the poor, 6 studies show

AAAS Annual Meeting 12-16 February, 2015 San Jose, California EurekAlert! provides embargoed and breaking science news you can't afford to miss. EurekAlert! offers a one-stop science news distribution service you can trust. EurekAlert! is a ...
 EurekAlert!5 days ago
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Micro-credit not transforming lives of poor: Study

Washington, Jan 22 A study conducted in six countries including India has revealed that while micro-credit - providing small loans to under served entrepreneurs - has some benefits, it is not a viable poverty alleviation tool. The studies, ...
 ProKerala.com5 days ago
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