Documentary Screening: The Magnificent Journey Times and Tales of Democracy

Film - Documentary | May 16 | 4-6 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 Institute of International Studies

Documentary screening followed by an open discussion on the Indian elections.

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee was educated at the University of Calcutta, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Harvard University, where he received his Ph.D in 1988. He is currently the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 2003 he founded the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), along with Esther Duflo and Sendhil Mullainathan and remains one of the directors of the lab.

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