by Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee
Economist Abhijit Banerjee argues that international aid organizations place too much focus on providing food, and should take a more nuanced approach to meeting the needs of their aid recipients.
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May 5, 2011 Many believe that one of the biggest challenges poor people face is hunger, but economist Abhijit Banerjee argues that the economics of poverty are often much more nuanced. Banerjee looks at how poor people make economic decisions in his book, Poor Economics.
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