World  /  Published 11.10.21

3 US-based economists win Nobel prize

I was just absolutely stunned then to get a telephone call," he said. And then I was just absolutely thrilled to hear the news ... that I got to share this with Josh Angrist and and David Card,&...
By AP in Stockholm

Business  /  Published 19.09.21

‘Doing Biz rank row shocking’

Terming allegations of manipulation of World Bank’s Doing Business Ranking as ‘shocking’, former chief economist of World Bank Kaushik Basu said on Saturday that pressure was there f...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 04.08.21

Give no space to hatred, students told

Economist Kaushik Basu spoke about India's tradition of “openness, tolerance and compassion” that Swami Vivekananda and Sri Ramakrishna embodied and stressed the need to say no to hatr...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 06.01.21

PM to meet economists before Budget

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to interact with top economists and sectoral experts on Friday to deliberate on measures, which may be included in the upcoming budget for promoting growth, a...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.19

Nobel Laureate bats for ‘humane fairness’

Economist Amartya Sen attended the golden jubilee celebration of Bengali little magazine Samatat at the Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre auditorium on Sunday.His arrival was publicised weeks in advance t...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 25.01.07

Teachers do not die - Dipak Banerjee (1930-2007)

By Tapas Majumdar

Business  /  Published 05.03.20

Coronavirus: $50 billion likely wiped off global exports in Feb

UN economists announced a likely USD 50 billion drop in the worldwide manufacturing exports in February alone as the extent of the damage to the global economy caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-1...
By PTI in United Nations

India  /  Published 10.05.19

Centre's data bungle: What researchers think

Economists and investors are increasingly showing that they have little or no confidence in India’s official economic data, presenting whoever is elected as the next Prime Minister with an immediate...
By Reuters in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.10.19

Banerjee: Focus on weakest pupil

To Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, the poor levels of learning that Indian schoolchildren exhibit owes primarily to the teachers’ focus on somehow “completing” the syllabus rather than ensuring that e...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

World  /  Published 29.06.19

Indian economist in Britain to find out connection between biodiversity and economy

The distinguished Cambridge economist, Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta, 76, has been asked by the British chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond, to “launch a comprehensive global review of the l...
By Amit Roy in London


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