Poor people are more sensible with money: Esther Duflo, Nobel Prize in Economics winner | In Conversation

Why would someone buy a television when they don't have enough money for food? And why do students from poor backgrounds seem to struggle in school? By asking deceivingly simple questions like these about the choices that poor people make, Esther Duflo found some surprising answers that have revolutionised the field of development economics. Hear from the youngest ever co-winner of the Nobel Prize for Economics on In Conversation.