How to Find the Poor

January 22, 2013

The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal’s blog, “India Real Time,” featured CFSP member Abhijit Banerjee in a discussion of India’s overhaul of its social programs. The article highlighted Banerjee’s research into the best ways to identify the poor for purposes of poverty alleviation, such as aid programs. Banerjee presented his research on the subject in his working paper, Targeting the Poor.