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Abhijit Banerjee
India  /  Published 15.10.19

Create space for views: Abhijit

Economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer have won this year’s Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.The prize, popularly known as the Economics N...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 14.10.19

Strong Banerjee ties with Bandhan

Nobel prize winner Abhijit Banerjee has played a key role in shaping a programme called “Targetting the Hardcore Poor” for microlender-turned-bank Bandhan .Banerjee, his wife Esther Duflo and econ...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 14.10.19

Banerjee on what ails healthcare

In addition, it is not clear that the government should rely entirely on the private sector to deliver tertiary care within PMJAY. Conflicts over the appropriate payment for treatment and accusations ...
By Abhijit Banerjee in

India  /  Published 05.05.20

Abhijit Banerjee bats for large stimulus package

India should put in a large enough stimulus package to revive demand, Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said on Tuesday, asserting that putting cash in the hands of people would be the best way to boost...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.10.19

Exciting revival of oldest known animation film

Sir — Animated films are among the most fascinating forms of storytelling. I was thus excited to learn that the oldest known animation, The Adventures of Prince Achmed — made by a woman named Lott...
By The Telegraph in

Books  /  Published 12.12.19

Do we overestimate the benefits of migration?

Abhijit once asked migrant respondents in Delhi slums what they liked about living in the city. They liked many things; there were more options to give their children a good education, health care was...
By Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo in

India  /  Published 22.10.19

Best gift for Abhijit: Let him rest

Q: What is your plan in Calcutta?A: Go home, take rest and talk as little as possible.Nobel laureate Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, a sought-after celebrity since arriving in India, is craving a few hours ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.10.19

'Excellent meeting' with Left-leaning laureate

The Prime Minister today said he had an “excellent meeting” with economics Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, whose work a senior minister in his government had tried to belittle....
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.19

Advice for CM from economist mother

The state government should do more to let people know about its development schemes and their working on the ground, Nobel prize winner Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee’s economist mother Nirmala Banerjee ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.19

Nobel sends book out of stock

Three of the four copies of Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and Esther Duflo’s Poor Economics available with Dasgupta & Co. on College Street were sold by Tuesday noon. The fourth and last copy was re...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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