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Abhijit Banerjee
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

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

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

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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

India  /  Published 15.10.19

Labs that stretched from India to Kenya

The three researchers awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize for economics are based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, but their “work laboratories” have stretched to India, Kenya and Indonesia, exploring strate...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.10.19

Modi is Adani-Ambani loudspeaker: Rahul

Rahul Gandhi on Monday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a “loudspeaker for Adani-Ambani” and insisted that the economic downturn cannot be reversed without money being put in the pockets ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


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