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The Challenge of World Poverty
Lecture 1: Introduction
Lecture 2: What is a Poverty Trap?
Lecture 3: Social Experiments: Why and How?
Lecture 5: Is There a Nutrition-Based Poverty Trap?
Lecture 6: Nutrition: The Hidden Traps
Lecture 8: Health: Low Hanging Fruit?
Lecture 9: Education: Setting the Stage
Lecture 10: Is It Possible to Deliver Quality Education to the Poor-The Pratham-JPAL Partnership
Lecture 11: Education: The Man Made Trap
Lecture 12: (Somewhat) Un-Orthodox Findings on the Family
Lecture 13: How Do Families Decide?
Lecture 14: Gender Discrimination
Lecture 15: Risk and Insurance
Lecture 16: Insurance
Lecture 17: The (Not So Simple) Economics of Lending to the Poor
Lecture 19: The Promise and Perils of Microfinance
Lecture 20: Savings
Lecture 21: Savings 2
Lecture 22: Entrepreneurs and Workers
Lecture 24: Policies, Politics: Can Evidence Play a Role in the Fight Against Poverty?
Lecture 25: Policies, Politics: Can Evidence Play a Role in the Fight Against Poverty?, cont.
Lecture 26: Five Thoughts in Place of a Sweeping Conclusion
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