Banerjee Featured on EconTalk

July 11, 2011


CFSP member Abhijit Banerjee spoke with Russ Roberts of EconTalk podcast.  The two discussed Banerjee's most recent publication, Poor Economics.  Topics included the question of hunger traps, the psychology behind decisions made by the poor, microcredit, and others.  Particular attention was given to the role of education, including a proposed solution to use information technology to reduce teacher absenteeism.