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Royal Swedish Academy Of Sciences
West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.19

Laureate in eyes of admirer

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee has been “a huge professional influence” on Shagata Mukherjee ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.19

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

Dipak Banerjee was the head of the economics department at Presidency (1978 to 1981)...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.19

Adda with friends is a must: Bappa Sen

The reunion usually happens in the Nobel laureate’s apartment at Saptaparni on Ballygunge Circular Road...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

World  /  Published 15.10.19

'Extremely opportune time'

She is currently the Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics...
By Reuters and PTI in Stockholm

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.19

Quiet boy from class of 1976 at south point: Dipali Sengupta

Though he was very good in studies, his teacher had to summon his guardian to draw attention to his poor handwriting...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.19

Abhijit Banerjee: Student who could correct his teacher

Rakshit said they were lucky that Presidency then at the undergraduate level had students of such calibre ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.19

I took up economics because I had known people who also didn’t have any specific interest, like me, studying the subject

Excerpts from 2 interviews of Banerjee published in The Telegraph on September 1, 2011, and May 14, 2012...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.19

Abhijit likes cinema, music, cooking & walking: Mother

‘Good student’, but ‘not top student’...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

World  /  Published 09.10.19

Nobel for work on rechargeable lithium-ion batteries

John Goodenough, at 97, became the oldest winner of a Nobel prize ...
By Reuters in Stockholm


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