Nobel laureates Banerjee and Duflo take on world’s biggest problems – Business Insider

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This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo are two winners of this year’s Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, awarded for their work in development economics. They spoke with Business Insider about their new book, “Good Economics for Hard Times,” in which they apply their evidence-based economist lens to the most pressing issues in the world today, from immigration to climate change.This article is part of Business Insider’s ongoing series on Better Capitalism.Visit BI Prime for more stories.The MIT economists Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo have been at the forefront of rethinking the way we tackle extreme poverty. Their approach of using randomized control
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