Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems, by Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
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In today’s world, the problems brought about by the wealth gap, the dilemma of globalization, and the slowdown of economic growth can be seen everywhere. Inequality between countries, as well as inequality within these countries, increases by the day. The “black swan” events that have cropped up repeatedly throughout 2020 may very well become the norm in the post-pandemic era. How should we deal with such a future? In this book, two winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics illustrate the cutting-edge research in the field of economics and propose various innovative and inspiring solutions that can help put our minds at ease.