Development Economics is the New Biology

Poverty Under the Microscope, a recent article by Beth McMurtrie, presents an excellent cross-section of the current state of the field of development economics.

The article follows the work and quotes superstars such as Rachel Glennerster, Abhijit Bannergee, Ester Duflo, Sendhil Mullainathan, Dean Karlan, Bill Easterly, Dani Roderik, Michael Kremer, Justin Sandefur, Lant Pritchett, Mark Rosenzweig, Darron Acemoglu, James Robinson, Nancy Birdsall, Angus Deaton, and Owen Barder. If you are looking for a list of names to follow in the field of development, this is it.

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