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World Inequality Report 2022: Women’s Share In Labour Income Globally Less Than 35%, From 30% In 1990

The study has been coordinated by economists Lucas Chancel, Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, and Gabriel Zucman. The report has a foreword by Nobel laureates Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee.

08 December 2021

Rahul Gandhi Needs To Diversify His Guest List, Questionnaire To Maximize Outreach

What Rahul Gandhi, perhaps, needs is to urgently diversify his guest list and topics of conversation to include people the ordinary Indians can relate to.


'I Would Be Petrified If...,' Says Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee On Citizenship Law

Esther Duflo pointed out that it was wrong to assume that giving handouts to the poor made them lazy.


How To Cook Like An Economist! Interview With Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee in conversation with Outlook about his book ‘Cooking to Save Your Life’.

01 December 2021

'India Needs A Better Opposition': Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

The economist said the ruling party should want a better opposition to keep it under check.


Abhijit Banerjee Turns Up In Dhoti, Esther Duflo In Saree At Nobel Prize Ceremony

On Tuesday, Abhijit Banerjee became only the second Indian to receive Nobel Prize in Economics.

11 December 2019

Third Covid Wave May Pull GDP Growth Down To 7%: Economist Abhijit Banerjee

Abhijit Banerjee said that boosting the state's economy is directly related to the revival of the country's economy as it is under stress due to the ongoing pandemic situation.

06 August 2021

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Amartya Sen's Bicycle, Malala Yousufzai's Shawl, Kailash Satyarthi's Kurta: The Stories Of Artefacts At Nobel Museum

On December 10, Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Cremar will be honoured at the Stockholm Concert Hall, and all eyes are now set on what this year's laureates will be gifting the museum.

09 December 2019

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01 February 2021
Why Are Nobel Laureates Raising A Toast To This Man?

Why Are Nobel Laureates Raising A Toast To This Man?

Joe Madiath, Gram Vikas And The Story Of 600,000 People In Odisha


29 October 2019
Assimilate Assam Immigrants, Fears Over Influx Unfounded: Nobel Laureate Esther Duflo

Assimilate Assam Immigrants, Fears Over Influx Unfounded: Nobel Laureate Esther Duflo

Esther Duflo says fear of migration is often made worse by governments who want to be seen to be doing something about the problem.


28 October 2019
People Will Say What They Have To: Nobel Laureate Esther Duflo On Piyush Goyal’s Comment

People Will Say What They Have To: Nobel Laureate Esther Duflo On Piyush Goyal’s Comment

Pyush Goyal commented in a dismissive fashion after it was announced that the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in economics set up in memory of Alfred Nobel was awarded...


28 October 2019
Poverty Rates In India May Go Up, Warns Nobel Laureate Esther Duflo

Poverty Rates In India May Go Up, Warns Nobel Laureate Esther Duflo

The number of poor in India has been slashed, says Duflo. 'But that does not mean we should be happy. That is not enough,' she says.


23 October 2019
Mohun Bagan Confers Life Membership To Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Mohun Bagan Confers Life Membership To Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Besides conferring Abhijit Banerjee with Life Membership, Mohun Bagan also handed Nobel laureate the First Day Cover of 1911 and the maroon green jersey with...


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22 October 2019
'Won't Answer That, Be More Specific': Abhijit Banerjee Ducks Questions On Indian Economy, HDI

'Won't Answer That, Be More Specific': Abhijit Banerjee Ducks Questions On Indian Economy, HDI

Speaking about the Ayushman Bharat scheme, Banerjee said it was needed since 'healthcare expenses wipe families out', adding, 'we need to find ways so that...


22 October 2019
'India Is Proud Of His Accomplishments': PM Modi After Meeting Abhijit Banerjee

'India Is Proud Of His Accomplishments': PM Modi After Meeting Abhijit Banerjee

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee was awarded the Nobel jointly with his wife Esther Duflo and another economist Michael Kremer for "experimental approach to...


20 October 2019
'These Bigots Are Blinded...': Rahul Slams Goyal's 'Left-Leaning' Remark Against Abhijit Banerjee

'These Bigots Are Blinded...': Rahul Slams Goyal's 'Left-Leaning' Remark Against Abhijit Banerjee

Piyush Goyal, at a media briefing in Pune, had described Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee as a 'Left-leaning' person.


16 October 2019
Sourav Ganguly Hopes To Meet Abhijit Banerjee, Shares What Makes Nobel Laureate's Achievement 'Terrific'

Sourav Ganguly Hopes To Meet Abhijit Banerjee, Shares What Makes Nobel Laureate's Achievement 'Terrific'

While Sourav Ganguly is regarded as one of the greatest Indian captains, Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo are the world's most-feted economist couple for the...


15 October 2019
Indian Economy Going Into 'Tailspin', Govt Should Focus On Increasing Demand: Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Indian Economy Going Into 'Tailspin', Govt Should Focus On Increasing Demand: Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

The fall in consumption was a warning sign for India, he said while answering a question about the state of the Indian economy partly in Bengali, which he...



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14 October 2019
Book Excerpt | Good Economics For Hard Times: Better Answers To Our Biggest Problems

Book Excerpt | Good Economics For Hard Times: Better Answers To Our Biggest Problems

'Ideas are powerful. Ideas drive change. Good economics alone cannot save us. But without it, we are doomed to repeat the mistakes of yesterday.'


14 October 2019
Indian Economy On A Shaky Ground: Nobel Awardee Abhijit Banerjee

Indian Economy On A Shaky Ground: Nobel Awardee Abhijit Banerjee

Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee was awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics.


14 October 2019
'Abhijit Banerjee Conceptualised NYAY, Modinomics Boosting Poverty': Rahul Gandhi

'Abhijit Banerjee Conceptualised NYAY, Modinomics Boosting Poverty': Rahul Gandhi

In his congratulatory message to Abhijit Banerjee, Rahul Gandhi took a dig at BJP-led government, saying 'Modinomics' had destroyed the economy.


14 October 2019
All You Need To Know About Economics Nobel Winners Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo

All You Need To Know About Economics Nobel Winners Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo

Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics jointly with his wife Esther Duflo and another economist Michael Kremer.


14 October 2019
Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, Two Others Awarded Nobel Prize For Economics

Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, Two Others Awarded Nobel Prize For Economics

Abhijit Banerjee is currently the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


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