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Esther Duflo
Opinion  /  Published 07.07.20

Nobel laurels for the world's prized minds

Winning the Nobel Prize has been the epitome of intellectual achievement for over a century. Those who win it go to Stockholm to receive it from the king of Sweden (unless they have won the peace priz...
By Ashok V. Desai in

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.19

Presidency alumnus award for Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee

The Presidency Alumni Association has decided to confer the Atul Chandra Gupta Distinguished Alumnus Award for 2020 to Nobel-winning alumnus Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee. The executive committee of the al...
By Our Special Correspondent in

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 in

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 in

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 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 24.12.19

Joanne Harris to inaugurate KLM 2020

The one event that ushers in the New Year for Calcutta with much aplomb is The Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet in association with Victoria Memorial Hall and The Telegraph. This New Year will be no d...
By Shrestha Saha in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 17.12.19

Celebrate the Nobel, not the attire

Sir — Many Indians are celebrating the fact that Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee attended the Nobel Prize ceremony in traditional Indian attire. But such jubilation, especially when it comes to Du...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 31.10.19

Odisha ties up with Abhijit Banerjee outfit

The Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha has enlisted the help of an organisation founded by Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo to formulate policy to minimise poverty in the state by ma...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneshwar


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