This lecture is part of a larger series organized by Faculty Fellows Joseph Kaboski
and Nilesh Fernando
entitled "New Frontiers in Economic Development
". First organized in 2013, the series focused on microeconomic poverty interventions. The series now focuses on larger-scale economic issues and their impact in developing countries by featuring distinguished economists who deliver a public lecture as well as participate in a master class with graduate-level economics students. The series is cosponsored by the Department of Economics.
Speakers / Related People
Jishnu Das is a lead economist at the World Bank’s Development Research Group and a senior visiting fellow at the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi. His work focuses on the delivery of basic services, particularly health and education. He has worked on the quality of health care, mental health, information in health and education markets, child learning and test-scores, and the determinants of trust...