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Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee
Business  /  Published 13.05.20

Demand first, please, and then loans

Like many Indians, a young businessman keenly awaiting the fine print of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan (Self-reliant India Mission) placed himself before a television scr...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 12.05.20

India needs to spend more proportions of GDP: Abhijit Benerjee

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee has said that there is no certainty that India will gain from shifting of businesses from China in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.Speaking to ABP Ananda on Monday eve...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.20

Drive to spot early signs

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said her government was in the process of carrying out a mega door-to-door surveillance across Bengal for a month to identify persons with severe acute respiratory illness (...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.05.20

Banerjee: Give cash, it’s not liberals’ idea

Economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee has described as “disastrous” any assumption that a strong leader is needed to address the coronavirus crisis, adding that “if anyone wanted to believe in the ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.04.20

Survey to find symptoms

The Bengal government has directed all districts to conduct door-to-door surveys for compiling a database of persons with Covid-19 symptoms following a recommendation by Nobel laureate Abhijit Vinayak...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

Business  /  Published 08.04.20

Abhijit Banerjee offers ‘print money’ pill

Nobel laureate Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee has a simple policy prescription for India as its economy shrivels under the impact of the coronavirus crisis: Print money liberally and transfer cash directly ...
By in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.04.20

Small steps important: Abhijit Banerjee

Economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, heading the global advisory board to counsel chief minister Mamata Banerjee regarding Bengal’s Covid-19 response, over a videoconference on Tuesday conveyed a few...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.04.20

Abhijit panel for economy revival

Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced establishment of a “global advisory board” headed by Nobel prize winner Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee to help her draw up a plan for Bengal economy in the post-lockd...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.04.20

Don’t think of inflation: Abhijit

Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo agree that the way forward from the devastating effects of the coronavirus epidemic is saving lives in the immediate future. The challenge of course i...
By Our Bureau in

India  /  Published 20.02.20

Exposed: Jharkhand PDS atrocity

A study that surveyed 3,901 households in 10 districts of Jharkhand has found that nearly 88 per cent of ration cards cancelled around three years ago belonged to genuine households.The startling find...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


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