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Thursday, Dec 12, 2019

Nobel prize in economics

Dec 11, 2019 08:34
Banerjee is only the second Indian to receive the Nobel Prize in economics after Amartya Sen. read more
Oct 22, 2019 13:46
After meeting Prime Minister Modi, Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said the PM spoke about “his way of thinking about India, which was quite unique”. read more
Oct 19, 2019 23:18
“We don’t like people being unemployed, but private companies don’t care. If it is cheaper to replace an employee with a machine, a private company will do it,” nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said. read more
Oct 16, 2019 18:04
The non-partisan economist would have helped any party that approached him for policy advice read more
Oct 15, 2019 10:29
Economics is considered to be a part of social sciences, where theories and concepts cannot be tested for validity, unlike physical sciences. Banerjee and his co-awardees being given the Prize changes that in a way, as their work has argued that it is... read more
Oct 15, 2019 06:47
Nobel Prize in economics winners Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo say they’re just like any other married couple trying to juggle kids and work. read more
Oct 14, 2019 19:04
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was among the first few political leaders to laud Banerjee’s work. His pathbreaking work has benefitted lakhs of children studying in Delhi government schools. One of Delhi government’s important educational reforms... read more
Oct 14, 2019 17:12
Abhijit Banerjee is an alumunus of South Point School in the city and Presidency College, Calcutta, where he completed his BSC degree in economics in 1981. He received his PhD in 1988 from Harvard University. read more
Oct 09, 2018 17:50
The IPCC report’s findings can be used to find fault with William Nordhaus’s body of work read more