Policy Update

Sweden hosts seminar with Nobel Memorial Prize laureates in economics

On December 11, 2019, the Swedish minister for international development cooperation, Peter Eriksson, will host a seminar with this year's Nobel Memorial Prize winners in economics, Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer. Minister Eriksson will moderate a conversation between the three laureates and the director-general for the Swedish International Development Cooperation Authority (Sida), Carin Jämtin, regarding implications of their research on poverty alleviation for implementing Swedish development assistance.

Press release – Government Offices of Sweden (in Swedish)