CFSP's Banerjee has Tea with the Economist

July 21, 2011

The Economist

CFSP member Abhijit Banerjee sat down for a video interview with a correspondent from "The Economist."  Throughout the interview, Banerjee discussed the best way to go about asking the question, "Does aid work?"  He brought up a number of findings in his latest publication, Poor Economics, that he concluded by using randomized controled trials.  Such findings mentioned included the distribution of bed nets, an evaluation of the initial expectations for microcredit, and the healthcare decisions made by the poor.