a chat with MIT economist Esther Duflo

The podcast crew recently traveled to Cambridge to speak with Esther Duflo, development economist and a co-founder and co-director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) at MIT. ….

She and [Alphaville’s US editor] Cardiff [Garcia] discuss the latest findings in poverty economics, the importance of political institutions, the debates over the usefulness of randomised control trials and much more.

The full interview is below. Check back next week for a transcript of the conversation.

Our chat with Esther Duflo“, FT Alphaville, Chatterbox, 13 November 2015.

This 1.3 hour-long podcast, like all Chatterbox podcasts, can be downloaded at the link above, or at iTunes. No payment or registration is required. Enjoy!

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