Mushfiq Mobarak is a professor of economics at the Yale School of Management. He conducts field experiments exploring ways to induce people in developing countries to adopt technologies or behaviours that are likely to be welfare improving, and has ongoing research projects in Bangladesh, Chile, Indonesia, Kenya, Nepal and Uganda.

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Seasonal hunger, deprivation are under the radar

In agricultural regions of developing countries, it’s known as the lean season — that dangerous period between planting and harvesting when job opportunities are scarce and income levels plummet. Food stocks dwindle and poor families regularly …

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