SDG 01: No Poverty

A trio of economists have won the Nobel Prize for their work in fighting global poverty

French economist Esther Duflo gets fitted with an earphone before a news conference in Oviedo, October 22, 2015. Duflo will be awarded the 2015 Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences at a ceremony on Friday in the Asturian capital. The awards are held annually since 1981 to reward scientific, technical, cultural, social and humanitarian work done by individuals, work teams and institutions. Image: REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

Niklas Pollard

Chief Correspondent, Thomson Reuters

Simon Johnson

Professor, MIT Sloan


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