Nov 13, 2019
Esther Duflo won 2019's Nobel prize for economics with her
partner Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer. Together
they've written a new book called 'Good Economics for Hard Times'
which seeks to answer some of the world's biggest social and
political questions. A resident professor at MIT, Esther talks to
Krishnan about what it's like to win the prize, why low-skilled
migration is not an economic threat and why she pushes evidence not
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Recorded: 6 November 2019.
Producer: Sarah Gough