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Overrated Or Underrated: The Nobel Edition

Overrated Or Underrated: The Nobel Edition

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CAMBRIDGE, MA - OCTOBER 14: Esther Duflo, left, and Abhijit Banerjee, who share a 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics with Michael Kremer, arrive for their press conference at Massachusetts Institute of Technology on October 14, 2019 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)
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Economists Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee are both winners of the Nobel economics prize. They're also married ...to each other! We talked with them recently, and asked them if they'd be willing to play one of our favorite games: overrated or underrated. They're great sports, and they said yes. So, on today's Indicator: Overrated or Underrated, the Nobel Edition - in which Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee rate everything from bread to foreign aid to dating an economist.

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