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Esther Duflo: French-American economist
Esther Duflo, FBA is a French–American economist who is a professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She is the co-founder and co-director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), which was established in 2003. She shared the 2019 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer, "for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty".

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Economists: We need to be ready for Covid in Africa [Video]

Economists: We need to be ready for Covid in Africa

Nobel Prize-winning economists Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo talk about how developed nations failed poorer countries early in the pandemic.

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 13:19Published

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