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Apr 26, 2011

Book Review: More than Good Intentions

Two new books from the world of development economics offer solid arguments for why all of us should care more about the small things than the big things: More Than Good Intentions, by Yale economist Dean Karlan and his co-writer Jacob Appel, and Poor Economics by MIT economists Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo.

Apr 26, 2011

Book Review: Poor Economics

Two new books from the world of development economics offer solid arguments for why all of us should care more about the small things than the big things: More than Good Intentions, by Yale economist Dean Karlan and his co-writer Jacob Appel, and Poor Economics by MIT economists Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo.