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Christopher Udry, Henry J. Heinz II Professor of Economics

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Episode: January 12, 2011

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Professor Udry is a development economist whose research focuses on rural economic activity in sub-Saharan Africa. He has conducted extensive field research in West Africa on technological change in agriculture, the use of financial markets, asset accumulation and gift exchange to cope with risk, gender relations and the structure of household economies, property rights and a variety of other aspects of rural economic organization. We talk with Professor Udry about land rights and agricultural investment in Ghana.

Learn more about Christopher Udry.