Professor Padma Desai Featured on The Brian Lehrer Show

Columbia Economics Professor Padma Desai was recently interviewed by Brian Lehrer on NPR.  She discussed her memoir, Breaking Out, which was just published by MIT Press.  Her book explores her childhood in rural India and move to the United States in order to pursue an academic career in economics.

The interview is available at http://www.wnyc.org/story/economists-memoir/.