Public lecture: Tackling extreme poverty through programmes targeting the world’s ultra-poor
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, London School of Economics
Speakers: Fazle Abed, Oriana Bandiera, Anna Minj, Esther Duflo
Chair: Robin Burgess
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Can extreme poverty be eliminated through programmes targeting the world’s ultra-poor? The panel discussed the merits of so called graduation approaches. This public lecture was based on the IGC project ‘Basic entrepreneurship: A big new idea in development’.
Audio recording: a podcast of this event is available on the LSE website.
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