Abhijit Banerjee

TNIE Expressions | Cost of lockdown in India wasn’t justified: Abhijit Banerjee

On paper it looks dire. After being pretty flat for four-five months, it (epidemic) has exploded in western Europe and in the US, returning in a rather scary form.

published on : 9th November 2020

Economist Abhijit Banerjee supports giving money to Durga puja committees by Mamata government

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced on September 24 the Rs 50,000 grant for each of the 36,946 community Durga Puja committees in the state in COVID-19 time.

published on : 21st October 2020

India among worst performing economies in world; stimulus inadequate: Abhijit Banerjee

The Nobel Laureate, however, said that the country will see a revival in growth in the July-September quarter of the current fiscal.

published on : 30th September 2020

'Give bottom 60% money, everybody ration cards': Abhijit Banerjee's Poor Economics 2.0

Getting some cash into the hands of the population is the best way to kick start the economy. The USA is very aggressively doing that, Abhijit Banerjee told Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

published on : 5th May 2020

Strong leaders in US, Brazil have messed up COVID-19 crisis: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul was talking to Banerjee through video-conferencing on how to revive the Indian economy after the pandemic ends.

published on : 5th May 2020

India needs large enough stimulus package to revive demand: Abhijit Banerjee tells Rahul Gandhi

Banerjee said it was important for India to announce a large enough stimulus package to deal with the crisis on the lines of what the US, Japan and Europe are doing.

published on : 5th May 2020

Abhijit Banerjee to head panel set up by Mamata to revive Bengal economy post-lockdown

Sources in the state government said Abhijit Banerjee had spoken to the chief minister soon after the lockdown had started and expressed his desire to help.

published on : 7th April 2020

Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee to visit Chhattisgarh in July, observe rural schemes

CM Bhupesh Baghel, who is on a 10-day visit to the United States along with the state officials, congratulated Banerjee on winning the Nobel Prize.

published on : 17th February 2020