Abhijit Banerjee

News  /  Published 19.07.22

In pics: Durand Cup trophy tour, Azadi Station and more

By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 09.02.22

Learning loss biggest global threat to pandemic recovery: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Temporary school closures owing to COVID-19 may cause permanent damage, says the Nobel Prize winning economist ...

India  /  Published 08.02.22

Covid: School closures prove costly

Learning losses due to school closures are one of the biggest global threats to long-term recovery from Covid-19 and the economic cost will be severe if corrective action is not taken urgently, accord...
By Gunjan Sharma in New Delhi

News  /  Published 27.01.22

Abhijit Banerjee to speak at the Hyderabad Literary Festival 2022

For more information on Banerjee’s session and regular updates, check them out the festival website.    ...
By Shayeree Ghosh


Business  /  Published 06.12.21

Abhijit warns of growing distress in economy

People in India are in “extreme pain” and the economy is still below the 2019 levels, with “small aspirations” of people becoming even smaller now, Nobel laureate economist Abh...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

Opinion  /  Published 20.11.21

Letters to the Editor: Often 'harmless' jokes can snowball into bias

Not a joke Sir — It is appalling that the anchor of a dance reality show introduced a contestant from Assam by referring to momos and chow mein, going on to say that none understood her languag...
By The Telegraph

People  /  Published 15.11.21

When I come home, I start cooking immediately: Abhijit Banerjee

½ kg potatoes, either red or white, ideally each about the size of a golf ball (Again, very important that they are shiny and smooth. Wash them well but do not peel.)  1 tsp salt  ...
By Samhita Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.21

Abhijit: Centre must spend more

Nobel laureate economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee on Thursday said the Centre should have been more open-handed in spending in the time of the Covid-19 pandemic. “I have said this many, many ti...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.08.21

GDP growth might go down: Abhijit

Nobel laureate economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee on Thursday apprehended that the impending third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic might adversely impact the GDP, and its growth rate might go down to 7 ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta


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