MacArthur Foundation
September 22, 2009

The MacArthur Foundation has announced their list of 24 MacArthur Fellows for 2009.  Esther Duflo, an IPA Research Affiliate and co-founder of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab at MIT, was awarded one of the 24 MacArthur Foundation "genius awards".  MacArthur Fellows receive $500,000 as a "no strings attached" grant over the course of five years. 

Read the MacArthur Foundation's press release here.