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Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, Ford Foundation Professor of Economics at MIT and a director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, is author of Making Aid Work.
Toward a new development economics.
Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee
We must spur innovation.
Aid can help to address global poverty. But we need field experiments—randomized controlled trials—to tell us which programs work.
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