Category: Banerjee & Duflo: 14.73 (Challenge of World Poverty)
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Prof. Abhijit Banerjee provides an introduction to the study of global poverty. The class dicusses the challenges of world poverty. Recorded 2011.
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Prof. Esther Duflo provides an introduction to the idea of poverty traps. Recorded 2011.
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In this lecture, Prof. Esther Duflo talks about social experiments done to understand what interventions work best to mitigate world poverty. Recorded 2011.
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In this lecture, Prof. Esther Duflo covers malnutriton and the nutrition-based poverty trap, including the relationship between productivity and nutrition. Recorded 2011.
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In this lecture, Prof. Esther Duflo discusses nutrition as a hidden trap. Recorded 2011.
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Prof. Esther Duflo discusses some of the most effective and cheapest ways to promote good health, such as bednets, immunization, and breast feeding. Recorded 2011.
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Prof. Esther Duflo covers the themes portrayed in the film Educating Yaparak and examines education through the lens of economics. Recorded 2011.
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Is it possible to Deliver Quality Education to the Poor: The Pratham-JPAL Partnership. Prof. Esther Duflo's lecture discusses various experiments and interventions in education, specifically in India. The work of the ...
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Prof. Abhijit Banerjee discusses the perceived returns of education and highlights various studies done on the subject. Recorded 2011.
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Prof. Esther Duflo discusses what drives fertility decisions. Topics include family planning, population growth, quality-quantity trade off, and China's one-child policy, among other topics. Recorded 2011.