Emily Oster

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Emily Oster kijkt nog eens naar de statistieken over aids in Afrika vanuit een economisch perspectief. Ze komt tot een verbluffende conclusie: alles wat we weten over de spreiding van hiv over het continent, klopt niet.

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Emily Oster · Assumption-busting economist

Emily Oster, a University of Chicago economist, uses the dismal science to rethink conventional wisdom, from her Harvard doctoral thesis that took on famed economist Amartya Sen to her recent work debunking assumptions on HIV prevalence in Africa.

Emily Oster, a University of Chicago economist, uses the dismal science to rethink conventional wisdom, from her Harvard doctoral thesis that took on famed economist Amartya Sen to her recent work debunking assumptions on HIV prevalence in Africa.