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Michael Kremer
Opinion  /  Published 24.10.19

The 2019 Nobel Prizes reflect our times

The world is going through a morality conundrum. This year’s Nobel Prizes reflect this as well. Consider the 2018 literature prize for Olga Tokarczuk and the 2019 one for Peter Handke. Tokarczuk’s...
By Chirantan Chatterjee 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

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

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.19

Laureate in eyes of admirer

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee’s biggest quality is having zero airs, said a young economics teacher from Calcutta who spent his last birthday with the Nobel laureate. “He was a big shot even before wi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.19

Nobel winner Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee to his father’s rescue in class

“In 1988 I had gone to the US and had a chance to interact with Findlay while I was visiting Columbia University. During the discussion he talked about Indian students with outstanding performance i...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

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

World  /  Published 15.10.19

Michael Kremer: Pioneer of experimental approach

Michael Kremer, who shared the Nobel Prize for economics with Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and Esther Duflo for using randomised controlled trials to determine how best to lift people out of poverty and i...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

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

World  /  Published 15.10.19

'Extremely opportune time'

French-American Esther Duflo becomes only the second female economics winner in the prize’s 50-year history, as well as the youngest at 46.The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said results of the ...
By Reuters and PTI in Stockholm


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