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Preceeding it's UK release, Poor Economics is reviewed in Prospect Magazine. Read the review here.


A blog post in the Jakarta Globe on the preferences of the poor. Read it here.


Gareth Cook discusses randomized trials and Poor Economics in his Op-Ed in the Boston Globe. Read it here.


Prof. Duflo will talk and sign books at the Chicago Council of Global Affairs (Chicago, IL, USA) on Thursday, May 19, 2011. Further information can be found here.


Poor Economics is reviewed in the French newspaper, Les Echos. Read it here.


Nicholas Kristof talks about Poor Economics and the importance of randomized trials in his Op-Ed in the New York Times. Read it here.


Prof. Sebastian Galliani writes about Poor Economics in the blog Foco Económico. Read it here.


Ben Goldacre discusses the importance of running randomized trials like the ones discribed in Poor Economics. Read his comments here.


Profs. Banerjee and Duflo will be giving a talk and book signing at the Harvard Book Store (Cambridge, MA, USA) on Tuesday, May 10, 2011. More details can be found here.


Prof. Duflo spoke at the Center for Effective Philanthropy on "The Power of Data in Decision Making." Watch it here.