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Dr Abhijit Banerjee, Nobel Laureate & Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics, MIT, in conversation with Dr Niranjan Rajadhyaksha, Research Director and Senior Fellow, IDFC Institute, during the 18th edition of Hindustan Times Leadership Summit (HTLS), in New Delhi.(HT Photo)

Next Budget should focus on bolstering economic sentiment: Nobel laureate Banerjee

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 05:27 PM IST
Banerjee said that India’s initial policy response to the Covid-19 pandemic was focused on ensuring that the financial sector, especially banks, did not see a worsening of their pre-Covid crisis.
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Novel laureate Dr Abhijit Banerjee speaks on Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2020 on Thursday.
Novel laureate Dr Abhijit Banerjee speaks on Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2020 on Thursday.

HTLS 2020: No guarantee that we’re out of Covid-19 pandemic, says Abhijit Banerjee

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 10:32 PM IST
Abhijeet Banerjee was awarded the 2019 Nobel in economics along with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer. He talked about the economic recovery after the Covid-19 pandemic, federalism in India and other issues.
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Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

HTLS 2020: Abhijit Banerjee on economic recovery, way out of pandemic and Covid-19 vaccine

By hindustantantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 08:41 PM IST
Banerjee was in conversation with IDFC Institute’s Dr Niranjan Rajadhyaksha on day 7 of HT Leadership Summit on Thursday.
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Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee .(Reuters)
Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee .(Reuters)

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

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar | New Delhi, Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 10:52 PM IST
Speaking at a virtual event, Banerjee said the country’s economic growth was slowing down even before the Covid-19 pandemic hit.
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Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee’s video messages helped people in Bengal to follow Covid-19 rules, a research has found.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee’s video messages helped people in Bengal to follow Covid-19 rules, a research has found.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Video clip by Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee helped Bengal follow Covid-19 rules: Study

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 04:24 AM IST
In all, eight variants of Banerjee’s messages were sent, with each “emphasising one practice (social distancing or hand-washing), one rationale for action (cost to self or cost to everyone including self), and a social problem (either an explicit statement that ostracism of Covid-19 victims is unacceptable and should be reported to the authorities, or no mention of the issue)”, the working paper said.
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The Indian-American economist, who won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics, along with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer, had suggested that the Narendra Modi-led government should look at providing cash transfer to the bottom 60% of India’s population to help revive the economy, which has been battered by Covid-19.(HT file photo)
The Indian-American economist, who won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics, along with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer, had suggested that the Narendra Modi-led government should look at providing cash transfer to the bottom 60% of India’s population to help revive the economy, which has been battered by Covid-19.(HT file photo)

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee may have guided CM Mamata’s move to directly transfer money to Amphan-affected: Experts

By Joydeep Thakur | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2020 08:41 PM IST
On Friday, Banerjee had announced that Rs 20,000 would be transferred to the bank accounts of each of the five lakh families affected by the cyclone and even assured an additional Rs 28,000 to each family under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Generation Scheme (MNREGS).
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File photo: Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi.(PTI)
File photo: Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi.(PTI)

Rahul Gandhi to interact with regional electronic news media today

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2020 11:11 AM IST
Prior to this, Gandhi had led online interactive sessions with intellectuals like former Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan and Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee.
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A screengrab of the video conference between Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee.(YouTube screengrab)
A screengrab of the video conference between Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee.(YouTube screengrab)

India needs big stimulus package, says Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi & Rajeev Jayaswal | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 02:44 AM IST
Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, 59, cited the examples of countries that have unveiled sizeable stimulus packages to boost their economies.
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Abhijit Banerjee, an Indian-American economist had won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics, along with Esther Duflo of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Michael Kremer of Harvard University for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.(Samir Jana/HT File Photo)
Abhijit Banerjee, an Indian-American economist had won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics, along with Esther Duflo of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Michael Kremer of Harvard University for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.(Samir Jana/HT File Photo)

India should consider a big stimulus to revive Covid-19-hit economy: Abhijit Banerjee

By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2020 10:09 AM IST
Abhijit Banerjee said that the government should issue temporary ration cards for three to six months for every person who needs food grains to save their lives.
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Indian-American economist Abhijit Banerjee shakes hands with Sweden’s King Carl Gustaf as he receives the Economic Nobel at a ceremony in Stockholm, on December 10.(Reuters Photo)
Indian-American economist Abhijit Banerjee shakes hands with Sweden’s King Carl Gustaf as he receives the Economic Nobel at a ceremony in Stockholm, on December 10.(Reuters Photo)

‘Completely surprised, but never obsessed about it’: Abhijit Banerjee on Nobel Prize

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2020 10:08 AM IST
Abhijit Banerjee is only the second Indian to receive the Nobel Prize in economics after Amartya Sen.
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.(PTI)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.(PTI)

7 coronavirus hotspots identified in Bengal, says CM Mamata Banerjee

By Press Trust of India | Kolkata
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2020 04:12 PM IST
Banerjee also said that the death toll in the state has risen to five, while the number of active cases stands at 69. On Tuesday, eight new coronavirus cases were reported.
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Indian-origin Economist and Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee .(File photo:Saumya Khandelwal/ Hindustan Times)
Indian-origin Economist and Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee .(File photo:Saumya Khandelwal/ Hindustan Times)

Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee in Mamata Banerjee’s Covid-19 policy team

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2020 05:59 PM IST
As of 12 PM this afternoon, the total number of active coronavirus cases reported in West Bengal is 61, of which 55 cases are from seven families only, the chief minister said.
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Did you know that GDP is not the best indicator of growth? Or that the arrival of low-wage migrants does not upset the wages of native workers in a town(Photo: Shutterstock)
Did you know that GDP is not the best indicator of growth? Or that the arrival of low-wage migrants does not upset the wages of native workers in a town(Photo: Shutterstock)

Humour: Befriending economics

By Rehana Munir | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2020 11:57 PM IST
A courageous attempt at understanding the queen of the social sciences
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Abhijit Banerjee said the slowdown in the economy will also adversely impact poverty alleviation in the country as urban and rural sectors are interdependent.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Abhijit Banerjee said the slowdown in the economy will also adversely impact poverty alleviation in the country as urban and rural sectors are interdependent.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

‘Banking sector is stressed, govt in no position to bail it out’: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

By Press Trust of India | Jaipur
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 09:41 PM IST
AbhijitBanerjee said the demand slowdown in the automobile sector also shows that people are lacking confidence in the economy.
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Noble Laureate Abhijit V Banerjee speaks during the Jaipur Literature Festival at Diggi Palace, in Jaipur, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020.(PTI)
Noble Laureate Abhijit V Banerjee speaks during the Jaipur Literature Festival at Diggi Palace, in Jaipur, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020.(PTI)

India needs better opposition, says Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

By Press Trust of India | Jaipur
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 05:49 PM IST
Speaking at a session at the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), the 58-year-old India-born American economist said there was no co-relation between the authoritarianism and the economic success.
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Nobel Laureate Professor Abhijit Banerjee(HT file)
Nobel Laureate Professor Abhijit Banerjee(HT file)

Economist Abhijit Banerjee to be conferred D Litt at Calcutta University convocation

By Press Trust of India | Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2020 04:56 PM IST
The university last month decided to confer the D Litt (honoris causa) on Banerjee at its annual convocation to be held on January 28.
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.(PTI file)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.(PTI file)

Proud moment for Delhi: Kejriwal on Abhijit Banerjee’s remarks on Delhi government schools’ performance

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2020 03:20 PM IST
Abhijit Banerjee on Saturday lauded the schools for “outperforming” their private peers and said education outcomes in state-run schools can be better than the private ones.
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Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee.(HT file)
Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee.(HT file)

Abhijit Banerjee lauds Delhi government schools for outperforming private peers

By Press Trust of India | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2020 12:39 PM IST
Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said state agencies have been “generous” with resource allocation for education, which is visible in aspects like teacher salaries and the system, and the focus needs to shift to making them perform better.
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Nobel Laureate Professor Abhijit Banerjee at TISS Naoroji Campus, Deonar, Mumbai.(Photo by Aalok Soni/ Hindustan Times)
Nobel Laureate Professor Abhijit Banerjee at TISS Naoroji Campus, Deonar, Mumbai.(Photo by Aalok Soni/ Hindustan Times)

Research should not be driven by politics, says Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

By Ankita Bhatkhande | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2020 08:14 PM IST
Abhijit Banerjee on Saturday attended the 25th anniversary celebration of Pratham, a not-for-profit group working in the field of school education.
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Abhijit Banerjee is the latest Indian to win the Nobel Prize.(Saumya Khandelwal/ Hindustan Times)
Abhijit Banerjee is the latest Indian to win the Nobel Prize.(Saumya Khandelwal/ Hindustan Times)

From Abhijit Banerjee to Rabindranath Tagore, complete list of Indian, Indian-origin Nobel laureates

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2019 02:44 PM IST
The first Nobel Prize ever won by an Indian was in 1913, 12 years after the prize made its debut. As many as 10 Indians have won the Nobel Prize so far.
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Indian-American economist Abhijit Banerjee shakes hands with Sweden's King Carl Gustaf as he receives the Economic Nobel at a ceremony in Stockholm, on December 10.(Reuters Photo)
Indian-American economist Abhijit Banerjee shakes hands with Sweden's King Carl Gustaf as he receives the Economic Nobel at a ceremony in Stockholm, on December 10.(Reuters Photo)

Dressed in dhoti and sari, Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo receive Economics Nobel

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 08:51 PM IST
Banerjee is only the second Indian to receive the Nobel Prize in economics after Amartya Sen.
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PM Modi has shown he has the intent and has a plan. With his overwhelming personal popularity and political majority, it is time to build on these reforms(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
PM Modi has shown he has the intent and has a plan. With his overwhelming personal popularity and political majority, it is time to build on these reforms(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Modi’s governance philosophy

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2019 08:17 PM IST
The prime minister believes structural reforms will yield results
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India cannot become a superpower on the back of an antiquated criminal justice system(HT FILE PHOTO)
India cannot become a superpower on the back of an antiquated criminal justice system(HT FILE PHOTO)

Reforming India’s broken criminal justice system | Opinion

By Vipul Mudgal
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 06:16 PM IST
India’s politicians seem to prefer a system they can manipulate. But if there is a will to reform, here is a way.
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The two Houses of Parliament -- Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha-- are likely to congratulate Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee for being awarded the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize(PTI)
The two Houses of Parliament -- Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha-- are likely to congratulate Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee for being awarded the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize(PTI)

Parliament may honour Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 06:14 AM IST
It is also considered as a top honour bestowed by the Indian Parliament to non-members as such messages are not read out in the House frequently.
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Economics Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Banerjee.(PTI file)
Economics Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Banerjee.(PTI file)

Presidency alumni team to felicitate Abhijit Banerjee in January

By Press Trust of India | Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON OCT 24, 2019 06:19 PM IST
Some members of the association met Banerjee at his Ballygunj apartment on Wednesday during his brief visit to the city and handed over a letter-signed by the organisation’s President Nabaneeta Dev Sen-requesting him to be present at the programme.
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Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee(AFP)
Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee(AFP)

Mohun Bagan confers life membership to Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

By Indo Asian News Service | Kolkata
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 06:53 PM IST
Besides conferring Abhijit Banerjee with Life Membership, the club also handed him the First Day Cover of 1911 and the maroon green jersey with his name written on it.
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In an interview after he was awarded the Nobel Prize for economics, economist Abhijit Banerjee also batted for the scheme, saying that it was a “successful and good use of money” and has raised incomes of the poor.(REUTERS)
In an interview after he was awarded the Nobel Prize for economics, economist Abhijit Banerjee also batted for the scheme, saying that it was a “successful and good use of money” and has raised incomes of the poor.(REUTERS)

The government must ramp up MGNREGS

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 04:25 PM IST
Expanding the scheme will improve incomes, boost demand. Along with expanding the scheme, the ministry must also roll out without delay, as promised, a programme for skill building of these workers so they can move up the economic value chain, and also utilise this labour in a proactive manner for water conservation projects, another key programme of the Centre.
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This year’s Nobel Prize winner for economics, Abhijit Banerjee, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on October 22, 2019.(ANI / Twitter)
This year’s Nobel Prize winner for economics, Abhijit Banerjee, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on October 22, 2019.(ANI / Twitter)

Thank you PM, says Abhijit Banerjee; calls meeting Modi ‘unique experience’

By Kumar Uttam | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2020 09:03 PM IST
After meeting Prime Minister Modi, Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said the PM spoke about “his way of thinking about India, which was quite unique”.
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Abhijit Banerjee, this year’s Nobel Prize winner for Economics, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 22, 2019.(Photo Credit: @narendramodi / Twitter)
Abhijit Banerjee, this year’s Nobel Prize winner for Economics, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 22, 2019.(Photo Credit: @narendramodi / Twitter)

‘India is proud,’ tweets PM Modi after meeting with Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 01:22 PM IST
Calling the meeting with Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Banerjee “excellent”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a tweet said they had a “healthy and extensive interaction on various subjects”.
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The Nobel winner landed in Delhi on Saturday - his first visit to the country after claiming the prize.(Reuters image)
The Nobel winner landed in Delhi on Saturday - his first visit to the country after claiming the prize.(Reuters image)

Not something to go on dancing about: Abhijit Banerjee’s mother on Nobel win

By Indo Asian News Service | Kolkata
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 06:44 AM IST
Showing excellent composure, Banerjee last week went to sleep for an hour after getting to know that he had got the coveted award in Economics jointly with Esther Duflo - his wife - and Michael Kremer.
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