Pranab Bardhan

As a growth economist I am celebrating, together with my co-professionals, the award of the Nobel Prize this 12 months to a few of our greatest growth economists, Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer.

Even although the brilliance of those three economists has illuminated a complete vary of topics in our self-discipline, invariably, the write-ups in the media have referred to their nice service to the reason for tackling world poverty, with their experimental method, notably the use of Randomized Control Trial (RCT). Of course, the Prize as such will not be for nice coverage …

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