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Duflo in 2009
|Born||25 October 1972
|Education||École normale supérieure, Paris (BA)
School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (DEA)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PhD)
Abhijit Banerjee (m. 2015)
|Awards||John Bates Clark Medal (2010)
Calvó-Armengol International Prize (2010)
Dan David Prize (2013)
Nobel Prize in Economics (2019)
|Institutions||Massachusetts Institute of Technology|
|Doctoral advisor||Abhijit Banerjee
|Doctoral students||Dean Karlan|
Esther Duflo, FBA ( born 25 October 1972) is a French-American economist. She is the Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is the co-founder and co-director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab.
Duflo shared the 2019 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer, "for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty". She is the youngest person and the second woman to win this award.
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