Public Lecture: Transforming the Economic Lives of the Ultrapoor

On Wednesday 25 September, 6.30-8pm, Robin Burgess, Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Abhijit Banerjee, Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology led a discussion regarding Transforming the Economic Lives of the Ultrapoor.

Chaired by Oriana Bandiera (LSE), Burgess and Banerjee were joined by two discussants: Dean Karlan (Yale University) and Mushtaque Chowdhury (BRAC).

All public lectures were free to attend and took place in the Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE (corner of Sardinia Street and Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London).