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Abhijit Banerjee
Opinion  /  Published 07.07.20

Nobel laurels for the world's prized minds

Winning the Nobel Prize has been the epitome of intellectual achievement for over a century. Those who win it go to Stockholm to receive it from the king of Sweden (unless they have won the peace priz...
By Ashok V. Desai in

Opinion  /  Published 17.12.19

Celebrate the Nobel, not the attire

Sir — Many Indians are celebrating the fact that Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee attended the Nobel Prize ceremony in traditional Indian attire. But such jubilation, especially when it comes to Du...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.19

Clicks, cake and a sleepy passenger in Calcutta

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee cut a cake at Delhi airport on Tuesday afternoon, posed for pictures with the airline crew and co-passengers and slept through the entire length of the flight to Calcutta.The ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 18.10.19

Celebrating Bengali culture in England

This year, there were at least 61 Durga Pujas in Britain, according to Sumit Konar, a postdoctoral chemistry researcher at Edinburgh University. Konar produced a digital map of the festivities taking ...
By Amit Roy in

India  /  Published 16.10.19

The Nobel meme

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee cooks. So does Mahafuj Ali.The economist and the landscape artist share a Nobel bond, too. When Banerjee won the Economics Nobel on Monday, a meme that drew much attention on ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 16.10.19

Looking beyond his India connect

The Nobel Prize for economics this year has been awarded to three distinguished economists, Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer, for their innovative research on understanding the mic...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 16.10.19

Why Abhijit had to be given Nobel

Maitreesh Ghatak, professor of economics at the London School of Economics, was elated with the “good news” of Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee —Abhijit-da to him — winning this year’s Nobel Prize i...
By Devadeep Purohit in

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.19

Presidency plans to honour Abhijit Banerjee

The governing board of Presidency University will meet soon to decide how to felicitate Nobel-winning alumnus Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee. The date of the meeting would be decided once the university reo...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.19

Adda, Nobel winner’s greatest longing

A hearty adda with friends is what Nobel winner Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee craves the most. Banerjee, who is scheduled to visit Delhi soon for the launch of his next book, plans to drop in for a day in ...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

World  /  Published 15.10.19

Nobel message a scam, he thought

Michael Kremer was worried the Skype message was a scam. It appeared to be from a friend in Sweden and said the person needed to speak with the Harvard economist 'urgently.'That's when Kremer realized...
By AP in Stockholm


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