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Appriciate and understand The poverty trap is a mechanism
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The poverty trap is a mechanism which makes it very difficult for people to escape poverty. A poverty trap is created when an economic system requires a significant amount of various forms of capital in order to earn enough to escape poverty. When individuals lack this capital, they may also find it difficult to acquire it, creating a self-reinforcing cycle of poverty.
- Lec 1: What is poverty Trap 1h 23m 50s Preview
- Lec 2: Social Experiments: Why and How? 1h 42m 00s Preview
- Lec 3: Is There a Nutrition-Based Poverty Trap? 1h 16m 40s Preview
- Lec 4: Nutrition: The Hidden Traps 1h 20m 26s Preview
- Lec 5: Health: Low Hanging Fruit? 1h 20m 27s Preview
- Lec 6: Education: Setting the Stage 52m 45s Preview
- Lec 7: Is It Possible to Deliver Quality Education to the Poor 1h 8m 24s Preview
- Lec 8: The Man Made Trap 1h 14m 5s Preview
- Lec 9: Un-Orthodox Findings on the Family 1h 14m 5s Preview
- Lec 10: How Do Families Decide? 1h 18m 58s Preview
Esther Duflo is a French economist, Co-Founder and Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL),
and Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Duflo is an NBER Research Associate,serves on the board of the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD),
and is Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research's development economics program.
Her research focuses on microeconomic issues in developing countries,including household behavior, education, access to finance, health, and policy evaluation.
Together with Abhijit Banerjee, Dean Karlan, Michael Kremer, John A. List, and Sendhil Mullainathan,
she has been a driving force in advancing field experiments as an important methodology to discover causal relationships in economics.
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