Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab

How About a Regulatory Action Lab?

I have just finished reading Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo’s excellent and very thoughtful book, Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty.  MIT economists Banerjee and Duflo reject broad, sweeping arguments concerning either the necessity for infusions of foreign aid or the futility of such efforts.  Instead, they advocate detailed …