Advertisement
Sunday, Nov 27, 2022
Outlook.com
Outlook.com

Esther Duflo

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

Dec 11, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

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

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

Oct 28, 2019 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.


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

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.

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

Oct 16, 2019 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


Book Excerpt | Good Economics For Hard Times: Better Answers To Our Biggest Problems

'Ideas are powerful. Ideas drive change. Good economics alone cannot save us. But without it, we are doomed to repeat the mistakes of yesterday.'

Outlook Latest Issue

Subscribe Now
Short Story

‘Laab’ In The Mountains

He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.

Graphic Novel

Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.

Chinki Sinha
Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

Fact-Check

It’s Just Numbers, Love

Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.

Rukmini S.
It’s Just Numbers, Love

Opinion

The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz