Taken for Granted: Esther Duflo wants you to think like a plumber

NOV 9, 202156 MIN
WorkLife with Adam Grant

Taken for Granted: Esther Duflo wants you to think like a plumber

NOV 9, 202156 MIN

Description

When Esther Duflo took her first economics class, she hated it. In 2019, she won a Nobel Prize in economics. Esther talks with Adam about her groundbreaking experiments to fight poverty, busts myths about what motivates people, and reveals how to make meaningful progress toward solving daunting problems. Read the text transcript for this episode at go.ted.com/T4G24