November 12, 2019 / 7:27 PM / a month ago

Breakingviews - The Exchange: Duflo and Banerjee

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - This year’s Nobel economists showed that people often do the opposite of what theory predicts – whether they’re in a Kenyan schoolroom or a dying U.S. factory town. Here, two of the winning trio explain their method, and what happens when researchers leave intuition at the door.

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