14.771 | Fall 2021 | Graduate

Development Economics

Lecture 3: Poverty Traps: Graduation Programs

Description: Part 2 of 2 of Poverty Traps. Discusses the recent literature on “graduation” programs that provide large capital infusions and assistance aimed at breaking poverty traps. Also introduces the Rubin Causal Model.

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Instructor: Esther Duflo

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