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              Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems

              Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems (Hardback)

              By Banerjee, Abhijit V.; Duflo, Esther

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              The experience of the last decade has not been kind to the image of economists- asleep at the wheel (perhaps with the foot on the gas pedal) in the run-up to the great recession, squabbling about how to get out of it, tone-deaf in discussions of the plight of Greece or the Euro a...rea; they seem to have lost the ability to provide reliable guidance on the great problems of the day. In this ambitious, provocative book Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo show how traditional western-centric thinking has failed to explain what is happening to people in a newly globalized world- in short Good Economics has been done badly. This precise but accessible book covers many of the most essential issues of our day, including why migration doesn't follow the law of supply and demand, why trade liberalization can drive unemployment up and wages down and why nobody can really explain why and when growth happens. In doing so, they seek to reclaim this essential terrain, and to offer readers an economist's view of the most pressing issues of the day, one that is candid about the complexities, the zones of ignorance, and the areas of genuine disagreement.
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              ISBN 9780241306895
              Released AU 19 Nov 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Poor Economics: The Surprising Truth about Life on Less Than $1 a Day

              Poor Economics: The Surprising Truth about Life on Less Than $1 a Day (Paperback)

              By Banerjee, Abhijit; Duflo, Esther

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              From the award-winning founders of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab at MIT, a transformative reappraisal of the world of the extreme poor, their lives, desires, and frustrations.

              ISBN 9780718193669
              Released AU 27 Apr 2012
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Iqtisad al-fuqara' (Poor Economics)
               

              Iqtisad al-fuqara' (Poor Economics) (Paperback)

              By Duflo, Esther; Banerjee, Abhijit; Translated by Al Shamy, Anwar Al

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              This important book illuminates how the poor live, and offers an opportunity to think of efficient ways, rooted in the reality, to fight poverty in the world.

              ISBN 9789992195246
              Released AU 19 May 2016
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Language (Arabic)
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              Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty
                

              Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Banerjee, Abhijit; Duflo, Esther

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              From the award-winning founders of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab at MIT: A transformative reappraisal of the world of the extreme poor, their lives, desires, and frustrations

              ISBN 9781610390934
              Released AU 27 Mar 2012
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty
                

              Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty (Paperback, Large Print 16 pt)

              By Duflo, Esther; Banerjee, Abhijit

              • RRP: $44.50
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              Winner of the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Best Business Book of the Year Award Billions of government dollars, and thousands of charitable organizations and NGOs, are dedicated to helping the world's poor. But much of their work is based on assumptions that are untested general...izations at best, harmful misperceptions at worst. Abhijit Banerjee...
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              ISBN 9781459638389
              Released AU 2 Apr 2012
              Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
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              Series Read How You Want
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              Handbook of Field Experiments: Volume 1
               

              Handbook of Field Experiments: Volume 1 (Hardback)

              Edited by Duflo, Esther; Banerjee, Abhijit

              • RRP: $176.99
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              Advances in the theory and practice of field experiments have created demand for expert evaluation of their findings. As field experiments become increasingly ambitious and creative, many seek accessible insights that a comprehensive, critical review can offer. Contributors to th...is extraordinary volume explain how to conduct experimental research, present a catalog of what the research has found thus far, and describe which areas remain to be explored. The section on methodology should be of particular interest to scholars working with experimental methods. Among substantive findings, contributors report on a body of results in areas from politics to education to firm productivity, demonstrating the power of these methods while shedding light on issues such as robustness and external validity. Separating itself from circumscribed debates of specialists, this volume surpasses in usefulness the many journal articles and narrowly-defined books written by practitioners. * Balances methodological insights with analyses of principal findings and suggestions for further research* Appeals broadly to social scientists seeking to develop an expertise in field experiments* Strives to be analytically rigorous while written in language accessible to graduate students and non-specialist economists
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              ISBN 9780444633248
              Released AU 24 Mar 2017
              Publisher Elsevier Science & Technology
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Handbook of Economic Field Experiments
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              Handbook of Field Experiments: Volume 2
               

              Handbook of Field Experiments: Volume 2 (Hardback)

              Edited by Duflo, Esther; Banerjee, Abhijit

              • RRP: $176.99
              • $176.99
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              Handbook of Field Experiments explains how to conduct experimental research, presents a catalog on what research has uncovered thus far, and describes which areas remain to be explored. The section on methodology will be of particular interest to scholars working with experimenta...l methods. Among substantive findings, contributors report on a body of results in areas from politics, to education, and firm productivity, demonstrating the power of these methods, while shedding light on issues such as robustness and external validity. Separating itself from circumscribed debates of specialists, this volume surpasses in usefulness the many journal articles and narrowly-defined books written by practitioners.
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              ISBN 9780444640116
              Released AU 31 Mar 2017
              Publisher Elsevier Science & Technology
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              Series Handbook of Economic Field Experiments
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              Good Economics for Hard Times
               

              Good Economics for Hard Times (Hardback)

              By Banerjee, Abhijit V.; Duflo, Esther

              • RRP: $57.50
              • $57.50
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              In this ambitious, provocative book prize-winning economists show how traditional western-centric thinking has failed to explain what is happening to people in a newly globalized world: in short Good Economics has been done badly.

              ISBN 9781610399500
              Released AU 12 Nov 2019
              Publisher PublicAffairs
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              Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems
                

              Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems (Audio CD / Audio, Library ed.)

              By Banerjee, Abhijit Vinayak; Duflo, Esther

              • RRP: $170.99
              • $170.99
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              Two prize-winning economists show how economics, when done right, can help us solve the thorniest social and political problems of our dayThe experience of the last decade has not been kind to the image of economists: asleep at the wheel (perhaps with the foot on the gas pedal) i...n the run-up to the great recession, squabbling about how to get out of it, tone-deaf in discussions of the plight of Greece or the Euro area; they seem to have lost the ability to provide reliable guidance on the great problems of the day.In this ambitious, provocative book Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo show how traditional western-centric thinking has failed to explain what is happening to people in a newly globalized world: in short Good Economics has been done badly. This precise but accessible book covers many of the most essential issues of our day--including migration, unemployment, growth, free trade, political polarization, and welfare. Banerjee and Duflo will confound and clarify the presumptions of our times, such as: Why migration doesn't follow the law of supply and demandWhy trade liberalization can drive unemployment up and wages downWhy macroeconomists like to bend the data to fit the modelWhy nobody can really explain why and when growth happensWhy economists' assumption that people don't change their minds has made has made polarization worseWhy quite often it doesn't take a village, especially if the villagers aren't that niceIn doing so, they seek to reclaim this essential terrain, and to offer readers an economist's view of the great issues of the day--one that is candid about the complexities, the zones of ignorance, and the areas of genuine disagreement
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              ISBN 9781549128837
              Released AU 12 Nov 2019
              Publisher Public Affairs
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              Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems
                

              Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Banerjee, Abhijit Vinayak; Duflo, Esther

              • RRP: $65.99
              • $65.99
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              Two prize-winning economists show how economics, when done right, can help us solve the thorniest social and political problems of our dayThe experience of the last decade has not been kind to the image of economists: asleep at the wheel (perhaps with the foot on the gas pedal) i...n the run-up to the great recession, squabbling about how to get out of it, tone-deaf in discussions of the plight of Greece or the Euro area; they seem to have lost the ability to provide reliable guidance on the great problems of the day.In this ambitious, provocative book Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo show how traditional western-centric thinking has failed to explain what is happening to people in a newly globalized world: in short Good Economics has been done badly. This precise but accessible book covers many of the most essential issues of our day--including migration, unemployment, growth, free trade, political polarization, and welfare. Banerjee and Duflo will confound and clarify the presumptions of our times, such as: Why migration doesn't follow the law of supply and demandWhy trade liberalization can drive unemployment up and wages downWhy macroeconomists like to bend the data to fit the modelWhy nobody can really explain why and when growth happensWhy economists' assumption that people don't change their minds has made has made polarization worseWhy quite often it doesn't take a village, especially if the villagers aren't that niceIn doing so, they seek to reclaim this essential terrain, and to offer readers an economist's view of the great issues of the day--one that is candid about the complexities, the zones of ignorance, and the areas of genuine disagreement
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              ISBN 9781549128851
              Released AU 12 Nov 2019
              Publisher Public Affairs
              Interest Age General Audience
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