In the media

[For op-eds see ‘popular pieces’ under the Publications tab]

2019

Interview on LBO News (Podcast)

I appear on Doug Henwood’s political economy radio show, the LBO news. He picked my brain about the recent developments in the field of development economics and the work of Banerjee, Duflo and Kremer, in particular. This is a one-hour episode, with René Rojas being interviewed by the political demonstrations in Chile in the first half, and me being interviewed in the second half. You can download the podcast here or listen to it by pressing the play button below.

Coverage of my opinion piece on the 2019 Economics Nobel

My piece in openDemocracy was covered by several newspapers, including the Argentinian business newspaper La Nacion (Con el Nobel a los “randomistas”,la grieta llegó al ámbito académico) and the French daily newspaper Libération (L’extinction expérimentale et aléatoire du paupérisme).

Economics, Ethics and Technology: Approaches to Change the World (in Portuguese)

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A news article about a conference at which I gave one of the keynotes.

2018

Unherd

Unherd reports on my recent GPID Working Paper  on GDP with Jacob Assa.

2017

The New School – Research Matters

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My research and blog was profiled on The New School Research Matters platform.

2016

UN News Centre

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My research on African debt was picked up and cited on the UN News Centre, as well as on the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis blog.

Podcast on Responsible Finance

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Here I’m interviewed by Debt Justice Norway on international finance and the UNCTAD Principles on Promoting Responsible Sovereign Lending and Borrowing (on which I once wrote a report).

Is Development Possible In Capitalism? (NSER)

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New School Economic Review editor Douglas McDonald covers the Debating Development conference that I led the organization of. Read more.

Interview on Student Trusteeship

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Article by The New School Free Press on The New School bringing students on to the Board of Trustees. Read more.

2015

“Mål uten mening?” (Gjeldsbrevet)

Here I am interviewed by the Norwegian magazine, Gjeldsbrevet, about the purpose of global goals and the impacts of the Millennium Development Goals. Gjeldsbrevet is a bi-annual magazine produced by the Debt Justice Network, Norway. Read the article here or download the whole magazine (in Norwegian).

2014

“No democracy, no aid?” (Al Jazeera)


In this video I debate foreign aid and development with William Easterly, Daniel Kaufmann and Ken Opalo. Read more at The Stream.

2013

“U-landsgjelda blir gransket” (Journalen)

An interview with the Norwegian journal Journalen on a report I wrote on the Norwegian creditor debt audit (“Exportable“). The interview includes an audio clip.

2012

“Det er ikke bare Europa som er i krise” (Changemaker-magasinet)

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Here I am interviewed by the Norwegian youth organization Changemaker. The topic is debt crises.

2011

“Dotter av verda” (Åndalsnes Avis)

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A local Norwegian newspaper interviews me.

2009

“Kontroversiell norsk klimafinansiering” (Ny Tid)

Here I am interviewed by Ny Tid. The topic is the role of the World Bank in climate financing. More about Ny Tid.

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