Good Economics for Hard Times

Urgent questions

Issue 84 - November | December 2019

Punctually to the Nobel Prize, the new work appears: Poverty researchers Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo go in search of answers to big questions of our time, such as the role of migration and artificial intelligence for economic development or the connection between growth and climate change. Her broad-based book is a call for interdisciplinary cooperation, so that, for example, social programs can be made more effective worldwide. According to star economist Thomas Piketty a "must-read". 

Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo: Good Economics for Hard Times, Public Affairs 2019, 432 Pages, EUR 27,99