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PPE Distinguished Public Lecture: Nobel Prize Winner Esther Duflo
Recent co-winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, Esther Duflo, will deliver the 2022 PPE Distinguished Public Lecture at Virginia Tech.
Esther Duflo is the Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics in the Department of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and co-founder and co-director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab. Professor Duflo is the youngest person and second woman to win the Nobel Prize in Economics.
At Virginia Tech, Professor Duflo will speak about her (co-authored) book, Good Economics for Hard Times, which addresses some of the thorniest social and political problems of our time.
All faculty, students, and members of the public are welcome to attend this lecture. Advance registration is required for this virtual event. Please visit the following link to register for this event: https://virginiatech.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_H67ogfIcSEqerYfkVOKYlQ