French economist Esther Duflo, along with American Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer of the US, have won the Nobel Economics Prize. Photo: AFP French economist Esther Duflo, along with American Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer of the US, have won the Nobel Economics Prize. Photo: AFP
French economist Esther Duflo, along with American Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer of the US, have won the Nobel Economics Prize. Photo: AFP
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Nobel winners offer food for thought

  • Economists recognised for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty have shown the focus should be on more than filling stomachs

French economist Esther Duflo, along with American Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer of the US, have won the Nobel Economics Prize. Photo: AFP French economist Esther Duflo, along with American Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer of the US, have won the Nobel Economics Prize. Photo: AFP
French economist Esther Duflo, along with American Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer of the US, have won the Nobel Economics Prize. Photo: AFP
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