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Breaking intergenerational cycles of deprivation and poverty: Orazio Attanasio and Costas Meghir on the transformative impact of early childhood interventions

Episode 6 features Orazio Attanasio and Costas Meghir of Yale University discussing an economic perspective on the role of childhood interventions in improving life outcomes.

Unpacking the complexities of labor market dynamics: Kevin Donovan on constraints to firm growth in low- and middle-income countries

Episode 5 features Kevin Donovan of Yale University discussing his research on growth transitions, labor market dynamics, and constraints to firm growth.

Celebrating 73 years of the Indian constitution: Rohit De, Barkha Dutt, and Rohini Pande on the constitution’s history and role in women’s empowerment in India

Episode 4 is a Yale Development Dialogue featuring Rohit De, Associate Professor of History at Yale University, Barkha Dutt, the award-winning broadcast journalist and anchor, and Rohini Pande, Henry J. Heinz II Professor of Economics and Director of the EGC discussing the history of India’s constitution and its role in the evolution of women’s empowerment and gender equality in India.

Transforming the future of agricultural markets: Prof. Lauren Falcao Bergquist on using technology to combat food insecurity in East Africa

Episode 3 features EGC affiliate Lauren Falcao Bergquist discussing her research on food security and agricultural markets.

Understanding the backlash to globalization: Prof. Penny Goldberg on the complicated relationship between international trade, poverty reduction, and inequality

Episode 2 features EGC affiliate Penny Goldberg on the complexities of international trade, poverty reduction, and inequality.

Training the Next Generation of African Economists: Prof. Leonard Wantchekon on the university he founded

Episode 1 features Prof. Leonard Wantchekon of Princeton University on founding the African School of Economics.