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Abhijit Banerjee

World Inequality Report 2022: Women’s Share In Labour Income Globally Less Than 35%, From 30% In 1990

Dec 08, 2021 Kamalika Ghosh

The study has been coordinated by economists Lucas Chancel, Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, and Gabriel Zucman. The report has a foreword by Nobel laureates Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee.

How To Cook Like An Economist! Interview With Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Nov 29, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee in conversation with Outlook about his book ‘Cooking to Save Your Life’.


Third Covid Wave May Pull GDP Growth Down To 7%: Economist Abhijit Banerjee

Abhijit Banerjee said that boosting the state's economy is directly related to the revival of the country's economy as it is under stress due to the ongoing pandemic situation.

Rahul Gandhi Needs To Diversify His Guest List, Questionnaire To Maximize Outreach

May 05, 2020 Puneet Nicholas Yadav

What Rahul Gandhi, perhaps, needs is to urgently diversify his guest list and topics of conversation to include people the ordinary Indians can relate to.


Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee Reveals His 'Ultimate Challenge'

Abhijit Banerjee said tennis was the ultimate challenge for him and something that he hugely enjoys

26 January, 2020

'India Needs A Better Opposition': Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

PTI

The economist said the ruling party should want a better opposition to keep it under check.


05 January, 2020

'I Would Be Petrified If...,' Says Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee On Citizenship Law

Outlook Web Bureau

Esther Duflo pointed out that it was wrong to assume that giving handouts to the poor made them lazy.


11 December, 2019

Abhijit Banerjee Turns Up In Dhoti, Esther Duflo In Saree At Nobel Prize Ceremony

Outlook Web Bureau

On Tuesday, Abhijit Banerjee became only the second Indian to receive Nobel Prize in Economics.


09 December, 2019

Amartya Sen's Bicycle, Malala Yousufzai's Shawl, Kailash Satyarthi's Kurta: The Stories Of Artefacts At Nobel Museum

Mirza Arif Beg

On December 10, Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Cremar will be honoured at the Stockholm Concert Hall, and all eyes are now set on what this year's laureates will be gifting the museum.


02 November, 2019

Why Are Nobel Laureates Raising A Toast To This Man?

Damayanti Datta

Joe Madiath, Gram Vikas And The Story Of 600,000 People In Odisha


29 October, 2019

Assimilate Assam Immigrants, Fears Over Influx Unfounded: Nobel Laureate Esther Duflo

Hardev Sanotra

Esther Duflo says fear of migration is often made worse by governments who want to be seen to be doing something about the problem.


28 October, 2019

People Will Say What They Have To: Nobel Laureate Esther Duflo On Piyush Goyal’s Comment

Hardev Sanotra

Pyush Goyal commented in a dismissive fashion after it was announced that the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in economics set up in memory of Alfred Nobel was awarded to Esther Duflo, husband Abhjit Banerjee, and Michael Kremer.


28 October, 2019

Poverty Rates In India May Go Up, Warns Nobel Laureate Esther Duflo

Hardev Sanotra

The number of poor in India has been slashed, says Duflo. 'But that does not mean we should be happy. That is not enough,' she says.


23 October, 2019

Mohun Bagan Confers Life Membership To Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

IANS

Besides conferring Abhijit Banerjee with Life Membership, Mohun Bagan also handed Nobel laureate the First Day Cover of 1911 and the maroon green jersey with his name written on it


22 October, 2019

'Won't Answer That, Be More Specific': Abhijit Banerjee Ducks Questions On Indian Economy, HDI

Outlook Web Bureau

Speaking about the Ayushman Bharat scheme, Banerjee said it was needed since 'healthcare expenses wipe families out', adding, 'we need to find ways so that families don't lose all their assets when somebody falls sick.'


22 October, 2019

'India Is Proud Of His Accomplishments': PM Modi After Meeting Abhijit Banerjee

Outlook Web Bureau

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee was awarded the Nobel jointly with his wife Esther Duflo and another economist Michael Kremer for "experimental approach to alleviating global poverty".


20 October, 2019

'These Bigots Are Blinded...': Rahul Slams Goyal's 'Left-Leaning' Remark Against Abhijit Banerjee

PTI

Piyush Goyal, at a media briefing in Pune, had described Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee as a 'Left-leaning' person.


16 October, 2019

Sourav Ganguly Hopes To Meet Abhijit Banerjee, Shares What Makes Nobel Laureate's Achievement 'Terrific'

Outlook Web Bureau

While Sourav Ganguly is regarded as one of the greatest Indian captains, Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo are the world's most-feted economist couple for the last two decades, fighting poverty


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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