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Nobel Prize For Economics
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

Culture  /  Published 14.12.19

Stockholm Diary: Rihanna’s date, tails for men, saris for us

Stockholm feels empty — the airport is out of an interiors magazine and as unpeopled as a photo shoot. The airport train isn’t heaving with passengers and suitcases. Where is everyone I say to my...
By Chiki Sarkar in Stockholm

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

Opinion  /  Published 02.12.19

India Inc must nurture world-class education

The awarding of the Nobel Prize to three poverty researchers has made waves in India, largely because Abhijit V. Banerjee happens to be of Indian origin. Esther Duflo — one of the most riveting spea...
By Ashok V. Desai in

India  /  Published 02.12.19

Bengal Assembly to felicitate Abhijit Banerjee

The Bengal Assembly on Monday adopted a unanimous proposal to felicitate this year’s Nobel prize winner Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, the second from the state to get the world’s most prestigious awar...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.19

Presidency University votes for 3D wall to honour Amartya Sen & Abhijit Banerjee

Presidency University had internally debated a fortnight ago whether a 202-year-old institution should do something special to honour two former students, an official said. Those who said “no” wer...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 22.10.19

We need to save coral reefs

Sir — The coral reefs in the Gulf of Mannar off the coast of Tamil Nadu and Palk Bay had suffered heavy damage by bleaching earlier this year. Surprisingly, however, many of these have sprung back t...
By The Telegraph in

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 20.10.19

Dilip Ghosh lauds Abhijit Banerjee as a ‘big personality’

Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh has steered clear of the line of severe criticism that many in his party’s national and state leadership have adopted against Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, calling the e...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.10.19

Goyal calls Abhijit Banerjee Left-leaning

Union minister Piyush Goyal on Friday dubbed Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, who won the 2019 Nobel for Economics, as Left-leaning.'I congratulate Abhijit Banerjee for winning the Nobel prize. You a...
By The Telegraph and PTI in Pune


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