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V V: Beyond the Poverty Trap

- Business Standard

Is there an answer to the Biblical question why the poor will always be with us? Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, both developmental economists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, have...

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Research and Impacts of Digital Financial Services


A new paper describes recent evidence on what works for financial inclusion and identifies products and innovations that address key financial market failures facing poor households.