Summary â Poor EconomicsA Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty


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  • Poor EconomicsA Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty
  • Abhijit V. Banerjee
  • English
  • 23 February 2019
  • 9781586487980

10 thoughts on “Poor EconomicsA Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty

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    Poor Economics doesn't simply offer a unilateral view of how to fight global poverty; rather this book offers views from both sides of the foreign aid debate ie Sachs v Easterly and provides examples of different organizations that have dealt with attacking poverty on both small and large scales There are five key takeaways from Poor Econo

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    Poor Economics was one of the most enlightening books I had the pleasure of devouring this year I'm neither an economics student nor

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    So This is an economics bookA rumbling sound is heard as ninety percent of the people reading this review frantically jiggle their mice in an effort to click another link on this page Any link Even an ad for laundry detergentOk hello to the two remaining readers out there Thank you for sticking around I know ‘economics’ is one of the least sexy words in reading right up there with ‘tax law’ and that economics books are as enticing

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    Note to Self to include this when writing a full blown review for this bookI recently read an article published in NY Times on how women economists are NOT recognized for their work when they co author it with another a male economist The article goes on to explain how the bias is deep entrenched in the field of economi

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    This is one of the best pop economics books I have read in a very long time Such books typically follow the same recipe top academic seeks recognition outside the profession and writes the book propounding the theory enlisting in s

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    This kind of book can be annoying as popular social science tends to fall into one of two camps The first are those that just repeat a single idea over an over again eg The Tipping Point The second are those that

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    Disappointing I was very eager to read about rigorous studies that determine what works for fighting poverty But the authors somehow kept getting off track from this desperately important concept I still think the work of

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    This book is not what I thought it was or what it promised it would be in the intro It is not an economic analysis of poverty I was t

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    Radical? Through my ratings reviews and edits I'm providing intellectual property and labor to com Inc listed o

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    I mentioned this book on my blog here and now I finally read it I'll admit I was a little disappointed that the book wasn't as detailed as her lecture on the actual experiments the Poverty Action Lab has been involved in There was much on large

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Poor EconomicsA Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty

Way that aid or financial investment can affect their lives Their work defies certain presumptions that microfinance is a cure all that schooling euals learning that poverty at the level of cents a day is just a extreme version of the experience any of us have when our income falls uncomfortably lowThis important book illuminates how the poor live and offers all of us an opportunity to think of a world beyond povertyLearn at wwwpooreconomicscom.. This book is not what I thought it was or what it promised it would be in the intro It is not an economic analysis of poverty I was thinking it would be in line with books like scarcity that explain the decisionmaking of poor people as a rational response to circumstances It had elements of that certainly but it was a book about development I didn t love the first half of the book but I thought the second half or third was very useful Especially their analysis of micro credit and other development projects I like their critiues of these programs even though I thought they were too tepid in critiuing the Everyone is an entrepreneur model which I think is total garbage I loved their focus at the end on structures of power I think this book could have been bigger and broader and could have connected the political economy of poverty see Jason Hickel s The Divide and other books but it was still a useful r

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Winner of Radical Rethinking eBook #8608 the Financial TimesGoldman Sachs Best Business Book of the Year AwardBillions of government dollars and thousands of charitable organizations and NGOs are dedicated to helping the world's poor But much of their Poor EconomicsA Kindle work is based on assumptions that are untested generalizations at best harmful misperceptions at worstAbhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo have pioneered the use of randomized. Poor Economics was one of the most enlightening books I had the pleasure of devouring this year I m neither an economics student nor do I profess to have any knowledge regarding the subject What I have is a keen interest in everything unknown to me And this was book sure opened me up to a new cognizanceOn average the poor people live on 99 cents per day The fact which is shocking by itself also puts them at a great disadvantage because of a lack of resources and knowledge To elevate global poverty we need to learn how their lives look like to the choices they make so that the government can frame policies in a way that doesn t just look good on paper but they work practically tooFrom their research in the Poverty Action lab along with fieldwork Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo do an outstanding job of explaining the behavior of poor people and reason for their status uo They use conclusions and eviden


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Abhijit Vinayak Radical Rethinking eBook ↠ Banerjee is an Indian economist He is currently the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Banerjee is a co founder of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Poor EconomicsA Kindle - Lab along with economists Esther Duflo and Sendhil Mullainathan and a Research Affiliate of Innovations for Poverty Action a New Haven Connecticut based research.