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Profs. Banerjee and Duflo appear on NPRs 'The Takeaway.' Listen to the interview here.


Profs. Banerjee and Duflo have a conversation with David Leonhardt of 'The Economix' blog on The New York Times. Read it here.


The Economist highlights the data that informs Poor Economics. Read it here. Explore the data further in the data section of the website.


Poor Economics is reviewed in the Swiss newspaper, Le Matin. Read the review here.


Prof. Banerjee appeared on NPR's Morning Edition to talk about Poor Economics. Listen to the segment here.


Profs. Banerjee and Duflo appeared on NPR's On Point with Tom Ashbrook. Listen to the show here.


Prof. Banerjee is interviewed for La Vanguardia. Read it here.


Karen Long reviews Poor Economics and calls it a "clear, calm and revelatory book" in The Plain Dealer. Read the review here.


The Enlightened Economist reviews Poor Economics, praising both the book and the website. Read it here.


Prof. Duflo will speak at "MIT's Distinguished Faculty Lecture Hall" during the MIT150 Open House on April 30, 2011. The talk will begin around 3:15pm in Building 10, room 250. Books will be sold at the event, with Prof. Duflo signing books after her talk.