Nobel laureate on poverty and COVID-19
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Warnings that the pandemic could push half a billion people into poverty. Nobel laureate Esther Duflo offers advice for aiding the poor. We're in for another awful report on layoffs in the U.S. today.
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The actual number of Americans out of work or nearly so is almost certainly higher.
If a segment of the population stops buying things, it could lead to a much larger economic crisis, Duflo warned.
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