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Abhijit Banerjee’s achievement much bigger: Sourav Ganguly

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.
BCCI President-designate Sourav Ganguly(PTI)
BCCI President-designate Sourav Ganguly(PTI)
Updated on Oct 16, 2019 09:19 AM IST
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Kolkata | By PTI

Economics Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo’s Bihar connection

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.
Esther Duflo, left, and Abhijit Banerjee, the winners of 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics, following a news conference at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., Monday, Oct. 14, 2019.(AP)
Esther Duflo, left, and Abhijit Banerjee, the winners of 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics, following a news conference at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., Monday, Oct. 14, 2019.(AP)
Updated on Oct 15, 2019 10:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | By Arun Kumar

Abhijit Banerjee explains why he promptly went back to sleep after Nobel winning call

Banerjee, his French-American wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer bagged the award for their “experimental approach to alleviating global poverty”.
Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee and his French-American wife Esther Duflo. Both of them are joint winners for the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics along with Michael Kremer.(ANI PHOTO.)
Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee and his French-American wife Esther Duflo. Both of them are joint winners for the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics along with Michael Kremer.(ANI PHOTO.)
Updated on Oct 15, 2019 09:09 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

How Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee changed millions of lives

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.
Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer bagged the award for their “experimental approach to alleviating global poverty”.(HT PHOTO.)
Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer bagged the award for their “experimental approach to alleviating global poverty”.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Oct 14, 2019 09:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

‘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.
Abhijit Banerjee had pursued his masters in economics from JNU.(Hindustan Times)
Abhijit Banerjee had pursued his masters in economics from JNU.(Hindustan Times)
Published on Oct 14, 2019 07:51 PM IST
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Kolkata | By Press Trust of India

Saving the planet: Is half a Nobel Prize better than none?

The decision of the Nobel Prize committee to recognise William Nordhaus is welcome since it focuses attention on practical solutions to global warming
Starting with his pioneering paper in 1977, “Economic Growth and Climate: The Carbon Dioxide Problem”, William Nordhaus has over the last 40 years developed and refined a tool for cost-benefit analysis of climate policies(REUTERS)
Starting with his pioneering paper in 1977, “Economic Growth and Climate: The Carbon Dioxide Problem”, William Nordhaus has over the last 40 years developed and refined a tool for cost-benefit analysis of climate policies(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 08, 2018 03:35 PM IST
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US duo William Nordhaus and Paul Romer awarded 2018 Nobel Prize for Economics

Nordhaus and Romer have designed methods that address long-term sustainable growth in the global economy and the welfare of the world’s population.
A portrait of Swedish inventor and scholar Alfred Nobel can be seen on a banner on display at the Nobel Forum in Stockholm, Sweden.(AFP)
A portrait of Swedish inventor and scholar Alfred Nobel can be seen on a banner on display at the Nobel Forum in Stockholm, Sweden.(AFP)
Updated on Oct 08, 2018 07:56 PM IST
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