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Book review: Good economics for hard times: better answers to our biggest problems by Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo

Patel, Shruti (2020) Book review: Good economics for hard times: better answers to our biggest problems by Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (29 Nov 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems, Nobel-Prize winning economists Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo carefully lay out evidence to provide a grounded approach to tackling today’s most pressing global problems. With a focus on alleviating inequality and poverty, Banerjee and Duflo’s book clears a path for more interdisciplinary work centred on improving citizens’ wellbeing and protecting human dignity, writes Shruti Patel.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2020 14:21
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2021 23:03
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/107758

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