A Quiet Violence (view from a Bangladesh village) – an excerpt

In Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo’s book, Poor Economics, they reference the following story from Betsey Hartman and Jim Boyce’s book – A Quiet Violence (view from a Bangladesh village). The story describes two neighboring families, one Hindu and one Muslim, that were not particularly close to each other. The Hindu family lost its main …

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