In this video Yaw Nyarko, Professor of Economics at New York University and Director of NYU Africa House talks about the particulars of the research for ‘Portfolios of the Poor’ and how the book will influence the development of new research trends. Yaw notes that the book treats poor as human beings who have same issues like rich people in their life. Yaw also emphasises that the survey methodology used for financial diaries has given important information for future research methodology.

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