Book Conference – "Good Economics for Hard Times"

Consumer finance and new technologies: research and practice


On November 20th, the newly awarded 2019 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Professor Abhijit Banerjee, will talk about his new book, co-written with his fellow 2019 Nobel Laureate, Professor Esther Duflo, "Good Economics for Hard Times."  He will discuss how their work fighting poverty in developing economices, which includes interventions that help people, entrepreneurs, and policy makers, can provide insights for wealthier nations such as the United States.

The conference will include an introduction by Dean Francesca Cornelli, a presentation by Professor Banerjee, a round-table discussion with Kellogg faculty, and a Q&A with  the audience. 

Contact
If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to Grace Musante.

Grace Musante
China Research Cluster Program Assistant / Global Poverty Research Lab
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Consumer finance and new technologies: research and practice

Featured Speaker

Abhijit Banerjee


Professor of Economics
MIT 
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November 20, 2019


White Auditorium

Time Event
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Book Signing Reception

There will be a coffee/tea reception from 2:00-3:00pm where Abhijit will be signing books

(Please note: Books will not be available for sale at the event, so please be sure to bring your own copy!)
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Book Presentation and Reading: Abhijit Banerjee
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Round Table Session: Benjamin Jones, Nicola Persico, and Diane Schanzenbach

Organizing Faculty

Nancy Qian


James J. O'Connor Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
Kellogg School of Management