Governance, Institutions, and Political Economy

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Podcast: “Cushioning the Effects of Covid-19 on the Poor”

In this VoxDev Talk, economists Rema Hanna and Ben Olken discuss what’s needed to help the poor through this crisis.

Prof. Gibson Recommends: This Podcast Episode on “Chickens, Cash, and Development Economics”

In this EconTalks podcast, economist Chris Blattman discusses the trade-offs between giving people in parts of Africa cash versus chickens, and how they used randomized controlled trials to find out which was more effective for helping people.

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