Duflo on Ending Poverty


Esther Duflo, an MIT economist and a co-founder of Jameel Poverty Action Lab, is passionate about eliminating poverty in the developing world.  She is best known for her work where she applies randomized control trials (RCTs) to economic and development problems.  Click here for a crash course on RCTs.  Alternatively, you can watch the 20-minute video below.  Angus Deaton’s critique of RCTs is available here.


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