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Transforming the Economic Lives of the Ultrapoor

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Speaker(s): Robin Burgess, Abhijit Banerjee, Dean Karlan and Mushtaque Chowdhury
Chair: Oriana Bandiera

Recorded on 25 September 2013 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building.

Robin Burgess, Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Abhijit Banerjee, Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology led a discussion regarding Transforming the Economic Lives of the Ultrapoor. Chaired by Oriana Bandiera (LSE), Burgess and Banerjee were joined by two discussants: Dean Karlan (Yale University) and Mushtaque Chowdhury (BRAC).

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