Abhijit Banerjee Keynote Topics
Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty
Abhijit Banerjee is a renowned sustainable development economist whose life work has focused on alleviating global poverty. In this keynote lecture by co-winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics, Abhijit Banerjee, he will answer interesting questions such as:
· Why do the poor borrow to save?
· Why do they miss out on free life-saving immunizations, but pay for unnecessary drugs?
· Why do children in poor areas have so much difficulty learning even when they attend school?
Drawing on his best-selling book written with his wife and translated into 17 languages, in addition to more than fifteen years of research in dozens of poor countries around the world, Abhijit Banerjee will address the specific problems that come with poverty and offer proved solutions. Duflo and Banerjee argue that too many anti-poverty policies have failed due to a poor understanding of poverty. With an optimistic final message that poverty can be eradicated from our world, Professor Banerjee will transform your way of thinking about poverty and help your audience fight to build a better world without it.
Good Economics for Hard Times
The 2019 Nobel Prize winners in economics, Abhijit Banerjee and his wife Esther Duflo, have spent more than 15 years studying poverty and fighting to eradicate it. In this lecture, based on his latest book (Good Economics for Hard Times), Abhijit Banerjee will discuss the hard times we live in and to what extent the economy - when properly exercised - can solve our social and even political problems. Abhijit Banerjee firmly believes that we have the necessary resources to face all our major challenges: from immigration to inequality, and even the climate emergency. In this keynote speech, Abhijit Banerjee will solve questions like:
· Why migrations do not follow the laws of supply and demand?
· How can trade liberalization increase unemployment and lower wages?
· Why has no one managed to convincingly explain the conditions necessary for growth?
Join Abhijit Banerjee, Nobel Prize in Economics 2019 in this fascinating speech in the search for a society based on empathy and respect, through good economics.