nobel prize for economics]
Banerjee, who is a teacher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Monday became the eighth Indian to get the award and was jointly chosen the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize winner along with Esther Duflo.
Updated on Oct 16, 2019 09:19 AM IST
Kolkata | By PTI
Abhijit Banerjee and his wife Esther Duflo, the winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics, came to Bihar in 2010 in connection with the impact assessment of the nationwide ‘Read India’ campaign, launched by Pratham to ensure that all children in India are able to read fluently and do basic math confidently.
Updated on Oct 15, 2019 10:33 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Arun Kumar
Banerjee, his French-American wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer bagged the award for their “experimental approach to alleviating global poverty”.
Updated on Oct 15, 2019 09:09 AM IST
In India, Banerjee’s groundbreaking work on education in low-income countries has changed the lives of lakhs of children studying in Delhi government schools. Soon after the prize was announced, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was among the first few political leaders to laud Banerjee’s work.
Updated on Oct 14, 2019 09:20 PM IST
‘Proud moment for us’: Noble Prize 2019 winner Abhijit Banerjee’s alma mater JNU, Presidency overjoyed
The Presidency University, Jawaharlal Nehru University and South Point School in the city, the alma mater of Nobel laureate for economics Abhijit Banerjee on Monday expressed their pride and happiness over his being named as a joint winner of the prestigious award.
Published on Oct 14, 2019 07:51 PM IST
Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
The decision of the Nobel Prize committee to recognise William Nordhaus is welcome since it focuses attention on practical solutions to global warming
Updated on Nov 08, 2018 03:35 PM IST
By Shreekant Gupta
Nordhaus and Romer have designed methods that address long-term sustainable growth in the global economy and the welfare of the world’s population.
Updated on Oct 08, 2018 07:56 PM IST