Abhijit Banerjee
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


Business  /  Published 27.07.21

No plan to print money

The Centre has no plan to ask the Reserve Bank of India to print money to finance its deficit for the current fiscal even as the interest rates on government paper show little signs of softening with ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.07.21

Pandemic holds out challenges to political class

In its initial phase, the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic left a trail of devastation across India, leading to the Narendra Modi government being at the receiving end of international media outra...
By Swapan Dasgupta

India  /  Published 27.06.21

Need to redesign welfare system: Abhijit Banerjee

The Covid pandemic has paved the way for learning many lessons with regard to the country's health situation and preparedness in general as well as highlighted the need to redesign welfare systems...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Jodhpur

India  /  Published 22.06.21

Tamil Nadu govt economic council inducts talent

By M.R. Venkatesh, Animesh Bisoee, Our business bureau in Chennai

India  /  Published 11.06.21

Abhijit favours more cash handouts

There are differing estimates about the impact of the lockdowns and the economic disruptions resulting from the pandemic. A study by Bangalore-based Azim Premji University reckons that the lockdown fr...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi


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