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Press Release Apr 19, 2022

The Development Innovation Lab Launches at the University of Chicago, Led by Nobel Laureate Michael Kremer

      The Becker Friedman Institute’s Development Economics Center is pleased to announce the launch of the Development Innovation Lab at UChicago. The launch will take place during...
Topics:  Development Economics
Media Mention Apr 6, 2022

Meet Nobel winner feted for helping our children

The Star; Michael Kremer
Topics:  Development Economics
Press Release Mar 30, 2022

How Does Access to Safe Water Affect Child Mortality?

New research finds that water treatment reduces child mortality by about 30% in low- and middle-income countries, making it a highly cost-effective treatment for saving lives.
Topics:  Development Economics
Media Mention Mar 17, 2022

End COVID-19 in low- and middle-income countries

Science; Michael Kremer
Topics:  Development Economics
Media Mention Mar 3, 2022

The Lasting Harm of COVID School Closures

Project Syndicate; Rachel Glennerster
Press Release Feb 11, 2022

Testing Fractional Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines

Witold Więcek, Development Innovation Lab, University of Chicago Amrita Ahuja, Douglas B. Marshall Jr. Family Foundation Esha Chaudhuri, Department of Economics, University of Chicago Michael Kremer, Department of Economics,...
Media Mention Jan 11, 2022

As carbon removal gains traction, economists imagine a new market to save the planet

NPR's Planet Money; Rachel Glennerster
Media Mention Dec 21, 2021

Advance Market Commitments Worked for Vaccines. They Could Work for Carbon Removal, Too.

POLITICO; Rachel Glennerster
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
Media Mention Dec 2, 2021

Così quattro Premi Nobel per l’economia vedono il futuro post pandemia

Il Sole 24 Ore; Michael Kremer