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When a Nobel Laureate comes to town!

What does Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee thinks about India's education sector?Text: Prasanna D Zore/Rediff.com. Photographs: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com IMAGE: Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee......

In bandhgala & dhoti, Abhijit Banerjee receives Nobel

Indian-American economist Abhijit Banerjee and his French-American wife Esther Duflo along with their colleague Michael Kremer received the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences on Tuesday for......

Abhijit's Nobel and the challenges ahead

'The fruition of Nobel's hope lies in the response of a caring government that can rise above politics and propaganda, not in the frenetic raptures of a public that worships fame for fame's sake,'......

Abhijit Banerjee gets rousing welcome in Kolkata

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee received a rousing welcome at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport when he reached the city on Tuesday evening for the first time since winning the......

Mamata visits Abhijit Banerjee's mother after Nobel win

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday paid a visit to Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee's house in South Kolkata and congratulated his mother on her son's success and said the state......

The Poverty Puzzle

There's no silver bullet to get rid of poverty, says Alok Sheel.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com   The 2019 Nobel Prize in economics has been jointly awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther......

PM to Banerjee: Media making you say anti-Modi things

Nobel Laureate Prof Abhijit Banerjee on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi started the meeting by cracking a joke about how the media is "trying to trap me to say anti-Modi things."......

Banerjee-Duflo duo and Bandhan Bank's anti-poverty scheme

According to a 2011 impact assessment study of the programme by Banerjee and Duflo, along with economists Raghabendra Chattopadhyay and Jeremy Shapiro, Bandhan’s THP results in a 15 per cent......

How Banerjee-Duflo's economic theory is relevant for India

For Duflo and Banerjee, an important part of their work has been ensuring that the agency of the “beneficiaries” -- usually, in developing countries like India, poorer individuals -- is......

The Abhijit Banerjee I know

Uddalok Bhattacharya looks back at his friendship with 'Jhima', the Nobel Laureate. IMAGE: Abhijit Banerjee who won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics along with collaborator and wife Esther Duflo......

Banerjee's Nobel prize much bigger: Ganguly

IMAGE: Abhijit Banerjee is the eighth Indian to win the Nobel prize. On the same day, Sourav Ganguly emerged the lone contender in the race to be the BCCI president. Photograph: PTI The Board of......

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