RESEARCH ON POVERTY AND INEQUALITY

U.S. Census Bureau, 2019 Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage and Supplemental Poverty Measure, reports and press materials

 

RESOURCES ON ABHIJIT BANERJEE

The Nobel Prize, information on 2019 prize won by Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer

Nobel Economics Prize Goes to Pioneers in Reducing Poverty,” Jeanna Smialek, The New York Times, October 2019

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, known as J-PAL, a global research center founded by Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Sendhil Mullainathan that works to reduce poverty by ensuring that policy is informed by scientific evidence

The Harvard and MIT economists finding new ways to fight global poverty,” Janelle Nanos, The Boston Globe, December 2019

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo: The Nobel couple fighting poverty,” Soutik Biswas, BBC, October 2019

Abhijit Banerjee's road to Nobel, tackling the poverty puzzle,” Rabi Banerjee, The Week, October 2019

‘Randomistas’ who used controlled trials to fight poverty win economics Nobel,” Ewen Callaway, Nature, October 2019

Can randomized trials eliminate global poverty?” Jeff Tollefson, Nature, August 2015

Making Microfinance More Effective,” Harvard Business Review, October 2016

Six Randomized Evaluations of Microcredit: Introduction and Further Steps,” Abhijit Banerjee, Dean Karlan and Jonathan Zinman, American Economic Journal, 2015