Sep 2, 2019 - 10 min
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Development Economics Nobel Prize winners on a human-centred approach. We’re sharing five days of the best things that happened in 2019. Here’s our first instalment. "Economists are often too wrapped up in models and methods, and sometimes forget where science ends and ideology begins." Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee writing in the Guardian explain why the pursuit of rapid growth won’t solve the huge challenges we face today. Instead, they illustrate why the answer lies in a more honest, human-centred approach to economics.