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Nobel Prize For Economics
World  /  Published 12.10.20

US duo wins Economics Nobel

Americans Paul R Milgrom and Robert B Wilson have won the Nobel Prize in economics for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats. The winners were announced Monday in Stock...
By Agencies 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

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.19

Presidency plans to honour Abhijit Banerjee

The governing board of Presidency University will meet soon to decide how to felicitate Nobel-winning alumnus Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee. The date of the meeting would be decided once the university reo...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.19

Adda, Nobel winner’s greatest longing

A hearty adda with friends is what Nobel winner Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee craves the most. Banerjee, who is scheduled to visit Delhi soon for the launch of his next book, plans to drop in for a day in ...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

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 15.10.19

Banerjee's JNU arrest and 12 days in Tihar

In May 1983, Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and some 360 other students of JNU, including 50 women, spent 12 days in Tihar jail on charges including an attempt to murder the vice-chancellor.Had the governme...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.10.19

Modi is Adani-Ambani loudspeaker: Rahul

Rahul Gandhi on Monday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a “loudspeaker for Adani-Ambani” and insisted that the economic downturn cannot be reversed without money being put in the pockets ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

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

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


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