“Blue Spoon: Sparking Communication about Appropriate Technology Use,” Esther Duflo, MIT

Event time: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:00pm through 1:15pm
Location: 
Online ()
Speaker: 
Esther Duflo, Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics in the Department of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Event description: 

QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS WORKSHOP

Join us as we kick off the Spring 2022 workshop series with a talk by Esther Duflo titled “Blue Spoon: Sparking Communication about Appropriate Technology Use.” Esther Duflo is the Abdul Latif Jemeel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics in the Department of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a co-founder and co-director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL). In her research, she seeks to understand the economic lives of the poor, with the aim to help design and evaluate social policies. She has worked on health, education, financial inclusion, environment and governance. Professor Duflo is the Editor of the American Economic Review, a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy.

This workshop is open to the Yale community. The format for this workshop is still to be determined. To receive Zoom information, you must subscribe to the Quantitative Research Methods Workshop at this link: https://csap.yale.edu/quantitative-research-methods-workshop.

The series is sponsored by the ISPS Center for the Study of American Politics and The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale with support from the Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Fund.