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Dean Bhaskar Chakravorti Discusses Lessons on Innovation from India's Mega-Slums

Bhaskar Chakravorti is a Senior Associate Dean at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

Lessons from the World's Poorest Neighborhoods

What comes to mind with you think of Indian slums?

For many Americans, it’s the Oscar-winning film “Slumdog Millionaire.” 

But for one scholar, India’s mega’s slums — places so big they could be cities by themselves — represent innovation. Innovation so remarkable that it may have lessons to teach the world. 

Guest: Bhaskar Chakravorti, senior associate dean, Fletcher School at Tufts University

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