Chris Blattman on Chickens, Cash, and Development Economics

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Mon, 03 Jul 2017 06:30:00 EST

Chris Blattman of the University of Chicago talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about whether it's better to give poor Africans cash or chickens and the role of experiments in helping us figure out the answer. Along the way he discusses the importance of growth vs. smaller interventions and the state of development economics.

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