Research Program in Development Economics

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The Research Program in Development Economics (RPDE) at Princeton University carries out economics research on the causes and consequences of global poverty, with the goal of informing policy-making and thereby improving the lives of people living in low- and middle-income countries.

Picture of students sitting in the school field in Andhra Pradesh, India

School in Andhra Pradesh, India. Picture credits: Meghana Mungikar