Nobel Prize

Abhijit Banerjee meets Modi, urges him to reduce govt stake in banks to below 50%

His statement came shortly after a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi which was described as “healthy and extensive.

published on : 22nd October 2019

BJP accuses Abhijit Banerjee, Amartya Sen of using Nobel for political interest

Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee has said he only provided information and his role was not to make NYAY.

published on : 20th October 2019

Of Abhijit falling for Audrey Hepburn and direct cash transfers

Excerpts from Nobel Prize winners Abhijit Banerjee's and Esther Duflo's newest book 'Good Economics for Hard Times'.

published on : 20th October 2019

Union minister Piyush Goyal calls Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee Left-leaning

Banerjee supported 'Nyay' (poverty alleviation scheme of Congress) and people of India rejected his ideology, the BJP leader said

published on : 18th October 2019

Mamata Banerjee commits faux pas, repeatedly calls Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee as 'Abhishek Babu'

Abhishek (Banerjee) is the name of Mamata Banerjee's nephew and Trinamool Congress MP, while 'Babu' is an honorific.

published on : 16th October 2019

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee a philanthropist too, supports 2 poor school students

The scholarship titled 'Kabir Memorial Scholarship' is awarded to children who are meritorious but lack economic means to pursue education.

published on : 16th October 2019

The Abhijit Banerjee I know: Innovative, enlightening and a great believer in the poor

One of the many people who has played a part in the Nobel laureate couple's pioneering work to make the world a better place for the under-privileged is Jyoti Prasad Mukhopadhyay.

published on : 16th October 2019

Chinese netizens ask why not Nobel prize for China for poverty alleviation?

The #NobelEconomicsPrize was viewed more than 25 million times on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo platform akin to Twitter.

published on : 16th October 2019

How 1 kg moong dal helped 77% tribal children get vaccination

Indian-American economist Abhijit Banerjee and his co-researcher and wife Esther Duflo made a special mention of Sewa Mandir, as one of the key organisations from where they learnt a lot.

published on : 16th October 2019

Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo changed the way we teach: NGO

Six randomised control trials have been carried out Pratham’s work by JPAL researchers led by Banerjee and Duflo.

published on : 16th October 2019

Don’t waste time worrying about monetary policy, economy in tailspin: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Put money in people’s pockets to address drop in demand, suggests the Nobel laureate

published on : 16th October 2019

Nobel winner Kremer spreads aroma of coffee in Karnataka

The Coffee Board is thrilled that Dr Michael Kremer of Harvard University, who helped them turn around in Karnataka, has won this year’s Nobel Prize in Economics.

published on : 16th October 2019

CM Palaniswami commends Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo

The government has been evolving welfare schemes in association with many scholars.  

published on : 16th October 2019

Nobel laureate Abhijit Binayak Banerjee's friend recalls his love for western music

Abhijit Pathak said Banerjee had a select group of friends in the premier institute, of which he was a part.

published on : 16th October 2019

Abhijit Banerjee: A backbencher who topped the class

The Nobel laureate's mother recalls that Abhijit's interaction with poor people as a child left a mark on him as he understood their economics.

published on : 15th October 2019
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