On March 10 and 11th, 2021, CEGA’s third annual Psychology and Economics of Poverty (PEP) Convening will showcase exciting new work in this space and engage interested researchers, implementing partners, and policymakers in discussion. Abhijit Banerjee, 2019 co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics and Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will deliver the keynote address on Day 2 of the conference (Thursday, March 11th).
For a list of speakers, please see the detailed agenda.
Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee is the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 2003 he co-founded the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) with Esther Duflo and Sendhil Mullainathan, and he remains one of the Lab’s Directors. Banerjee is a past president of the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development, a Research Associate of the NBER, a CEPR research fellow, International Research Fellow of the Kiel Institute, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Econometric Society. He has been a Guggenheim Fellow, an Alfred P. Sloan Fellow and a winner of the Infosys Prize. Banerjee is co-recipient of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics for his work in development economics research.
Please follow the link at right to register to attend. We encourage attendance by interested faculty, PhD students, researchers, implementing partners, and policymakers.
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