Tag Archives: Foreign Policy

RCT, economics and qualitative research

Imagine how gratifying it is for me to wake up this morning and find this post by Edward Caar through a Twitter link: What brings me to today’s post is the new piece on hunger in Foreign Policy by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo.  On one hand, this is great news – good to see… Read More »

Mohammed Yunus and de Soto

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column that borrowed a bit from Hernando de Soto. Today, I read this from Peter Schaefer at the Foreign Policy website. The concluding paragraph: Yunus and de Soto offer us real insights into how the poor can, finally, work themselves out of poverty: Yunus shows they need… Read More »