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12/28/2011

Poor Economics is on Philanthrocapitalism's Books of the Year list.

12/21/2011

Co-author Prof. Duflo was interviewed in the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis' periodical, The Region. Interview transcript available here.

12/20/2011

Co-author Prof. Abhijit Banerjee discusses Poor Economics on the BBC program, Business Daily. Hear it here.

12/19/2011

Poor Economics is on Business World's wish list of books.

12/19/2011

Prof Duflo lectures in Brussels.

12/19/2011

John Vandaele interviews Esther Duflo in Brussels.

12/19/2011

Prof. Duflo takes questions after her presentation at MO*lezing.

12/12/2011

Poor Economics is an Economics and Business Book of the Year on the Economists.

12/12/2011

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and a contributing editor at Newsweek, says "Poor Economics" moves "beyond all the bluster of development theories crafted in fancy rooms and actually examines at close range the rational economic decisions made by folks living on less than one dollar each day."

12/12/2011

James Pressley of Bloomberg calls Poor Economics "an enlightening look at what randomized control trials, such as those used to assess new medicines, tell us about the behavior of impoverished people -- and how to help them."