The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said the three economists have “completely reshaped empirical work in the economic sciences.”
The prestigious award is accompanied by a gold medal and 10 million Swedish kronor (over $1.14 million). The prize money comes from a bequest left by the prize's creator, Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel, who died in 1895.
Abdulrazak Gurnah, who recently retired as a professor of post-colonial literature at the University of Kent, got the call from the Swedish Academy in the kitchen of his home in southeast England.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will announce the recipient at about 11:45 a.m. (0945 GMT; 5:45 a.m. EDT).
US Scientists David Julius And Ardem Patapoutian were cited for their discovery of receptors for temperature and touch.
The nuclear bomb has contributed to peace for over 75 years where the United Nations has failed.
The university founded by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore has seen a significant drop in its position in NIRF rankings since 2016.
American economists Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson are awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics for their work on auction theory.
The Rome-based organisation provided assistance to almost 100 million people in 88 countries around the world last year.
The Nobel Committee said that the coronavirus pandemic has added to the hunger faced by millions of people around the world.
Louise Glück's poetry is “characterized by a striving for clarity," often focusing on childhood and family life, and close relationship with parents and siblings, it said.
Authors often mentioned as contenders include Kenya's Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, Canadian poet Anne Carson and Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami.
The prestigious award comes with a gold medal and prize money of 10 million krona (more than $1.1 million)
Announcing the prize in Stockholm on Monday, the Nobel Committee noted that the trio's work helped explain a major source of blood-borne hepatitis that couldn't be explained by the hepatitis A and B viruses.
On Tuesday, Abhijit Banerjee became only the second Indian to receive Nobel Prize in Economics.
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.
Esther Duflo says fear of migration is often made worse by governments who want to be seen to be doing something about the problem.
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.
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