Their contributions to the theory of auctions got Milgrom and Wilson the Economic Nobel. The duo's methods in everyday auction practices, especially the telecom sector, is invaluable.
American economists Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson are awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics for their work on auction theory.
The Rome-based organisation provided assistance to almost 100 million people in 88 countries around the world last year.
Authors often mentioned as contenders include Kenya's Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, Canadian poet Anne Carson and Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami.
Abhijit Banerjee said tennis was the ultimate challenge for him and something that he hugely enjoys
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.
Esther Duflo says fear of migration is often made worse by governments who want to be seen to be doing something about the problem.
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 to Esther Duflo, husband Abhjit Banerjee, and Michael Kremer.
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 his name written on it
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 families don't lose all their assets when somebody falls sick.'
Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee was awarded the Nobel jointly with his wife Esther Duflo and another economist Michael Kremer for "experimental approach to alleviating global poverty".
Piyush Goyal, at a media briefing in Pune, had described Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee as a 'Left-leaning' person.
Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee recently said the Indian economy is on shaky ground, adding data currently available does not hold any assurance for the country's economic revival anytime soon.
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 last two decades, fighting poverty
The Nobel Prize for Literature was postponed last year after a sexual harassment scandal left the institution paralysed.
The Nobel laureates who signed the appeal included Malala Yousafzai, Leyma Gbowee, Shirin Ebadi, Tawakkol Karman, Muhammad Yunus, José Ramos-Horta, Edvard Ingjald Moser and May-Britt Mose among others.
Besides a champion athlete, Franklin also comes across as a bright student who knows quite a bit about Hinduism. She is fascinated by the Ramayana and Mahabharata and has also made a conscious effort to learn the unfamiliar names in the two epics.
An injured BJP worker being carried after being beaten by alleged TMC workers, during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
BJP leader Subhendu Adhikari addresses during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal (unseen) at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
A rickshaw-puller rides past the mural depicting Hindu god Hanuman, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
Debris lie on the ground after a three-storey building that housed metro construction workers collapsed in Lakkasandra area in Bengaluru. No casualties reported so far.PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak
People line up at an Apple Store to buy the latest iPhone 13 handsets in Nanning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Global shoppers face possible shortages of smartphones and other goods ahead of...AP/PTI
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