Governance, Institutions, and Political Economy

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Video: Esther Duflo On Female Leadership

“Women in Economics and Female Leadership” Video interviewing Esther Duflo VoxDev Video VoxDev sat down with Esther Duflo to talk about her research in female leadership, and the impact on communities where women were required to assume leadership positions. Her conclusion: when women are included in decision-making, groups benefit. View the video on VoxDev…

VoxDev Podcast: Elite Capture of Democracy

In this VoxDev Podcast, Daron Acemoglu talks about the elite capture of democracy.

Podcast: Why Money Isn’t Enough to End Global Poverty

VoxDev sat down for a talk with Rohini Pande of Yale University to discuss the rise of extreme poverty in middle-income countries.

Podcast: “Multinational Enforcement of Labor Laws”

In this VoxDev talks, Laura Boudreau from Columbia Business School talks about a recent experiment she ran in Bangladesh with multinational buyers in the garment sector and how their involvement changed compliance with safety regulations on the part of Bangladeshi suppliers.

VoxDev Video: “Bringing Research to Policy”

Sebastian Galiani of the University of Maryland is currently Deputy Minister at the Argentinian Treasury. Here he talks about the links between academia and policy.

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