Taken for Granted: Esther Duflo wants you to think like a plumber

WorkLife with Adam Grant

Nov 9 2021 • 56 mins

When Esther Duflo took her first economics class, she hated it. In 2019, she won a Nobel Prize in economics. Esther talks with Adam about her groundbreaking experiments to fight poverty, busts myths about what motivates people, and reveals how to make meaningful progress toward solving daunting problems. Read the text transcript for this episode at go.ted.com/T4G24