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Abhijit Banerjee
India  /  Published 25.10.19

Why Bengalis win Nobels

So you are saying that after Professor Sen and you, Bengal’s chances of getting another Nobel are somewhat slim.AB: It’s like many other cities in India but probably less than in Delhi because I t...
By Aveek Sarkar and Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Far from the madding crowd, not quite

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee was mobbed even at the airport, from where he flew out early on Thursday, and finally took refuge in a lounge with restricted access.The Nobel laureate had to almost run to av...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.10.19

Abhijit app for better rural health diagnosis

Indian doctors collaborating with Nobel laureate economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee have set out to determine whether a decision support system parked in a mobile app could help unqualified rural heal...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.10.19

Economy doing very badly: Banerjee

Economist Abhijit Banerjee, who has won the Nobel for Economics, said on Monday that the Indian economy is “doing very badly” and the government is slowly recognising there is a problem.Banerjee ...
By The Telegraph in Massachusetts

India  /  Published 15.10.19

Very, very happy for Abhijit Banerjee: Amartya Sen

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen on Monday said he was “very, very happy and delighted” that Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee had won the Nobel in economics. Sen had won the same award in 1998 for his contribut...
By PTI in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.19

What are Nobel winners really like?

“He’ll win the Nobel Prize,” said academic Pratap Bhanu Mehta to me. “She’ll win the Nobel Prize,” echoed Infosys founder Nandan Nilekani. It was 2010. Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo’...
By Chiki Sarkar in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.20

Guv leaves CU convocation following protest

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was on Tuesday prevented by a section of students from attending the Calcutta University's annual convocation at Nazrul Mancha here, following which he left the p...
By PTI in Kolkata

India  /  Published 26.01.20

India needs a better Opposition: Abhijit Banerjee

India needs a better Opposition which is the heart of any democracy and the ruling party should embrace that to keep it under check, noted economist and Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said in Jaipur ...
By PTI in Jaipur

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Book, Bijoya treat & boyhood tales

“Ki jeno ekta prize peli re tui (what’s that prize you got)?”, reads the inscription on a book that Nobel laureate Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee received as a gift during his visit to Nabaneeta Dev S...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.10.19

Goyal calls Abhijit Banerjee Left-leaning

Union minister Piyush Goyal on Friday dubbed Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, who won the 2019 Nobel for Economics, as Left-leaning.'I congratulate Abhijit Banerjee for winning the Nobel prize. You a...
By The Telegraph and PTI in Pune


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