Ending global poverty: the fight goes on

From Global development | The Guardian Sat Nov 17 2012, 19:04:06

Before a pioneering series of documentaries under the banner Why Poverty? is released globally, we ask experts how they would alleviate the plight of the destitute

'Focus on the concrete steps we can take now'

ABHIJIT BANERJEE AND ESTHER DUFLO

Professors of economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and co-authors of Poor Economics, which won the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs business book of the year award in 2011

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