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Can Esther Duflo eradicate poverty? (10:18) 

Poverty and hunger are two plagues of human society that are usually synonymous with each other. Economist, Esther Duflo, is trying to change that old way of thinking about hunger. Foreign Policy magazine has ranked Duflo as one of its ''Top 100 Global Thinkers,'' for ''Poor Economics,'' a book she co-authored, which says that the impoverished may be suffering from hunger because of where they choose to spend their money.

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