Professor Abhijit Banerjee (Sanjaya Lall Visiting Professor) delivers the 2015 Sajaya Lall Lecture.
Professor Abhijit Banerjee, Ford International Professor of Economics at MIT, will be joining the Department of Economics as the Sanjaya Lall Visiting Professor for Trinity Term 2015. Professor Banerjee is a founding director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and in 2011, he was named one of Foreign Policy magazine's top 100 global thinkers. His areas of research are development economics and economic theory. He is the author of a large number of articles and three books, including Poor Economics (www.pooreconomics.com) which won the Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year in 2011.