Multimedia Archive 2006

Stories from the School—
in 02139 and around the globe.

young Kenyan girl student

Fighting Poverty: What Works?
The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab 

Esther Duflo and her colleagues and students are taking the measure of a wide range of anti-poverty programs. Applying scientific methodology, the School's Poverty Action Lab team is approaching the projects of well-intended governments and NGO's (non-government organizations) with a fresh eye.  Watch