Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicAbhijit Banerjee

Topic: Abhijit Banerjee

Why don’t Indian fruit sellers make it big despite good profits? Imperfect competition, says study

Study by Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee & other scholars from US, UK and Canada found that fresh produce vendors charge high mark-ups but fail to adopt competitive market practices.

Indians face ‘extreme pain’, economy still below 2019 levels: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Banerjee was virtually addressing students of the Ahmedabad University in Gujarat Saturday night from the US during the varsity's 11th annual convocation.

Many say they can’t cook to save their lives. I don’t believe them: Abhijit Banerjee

In ‘Cooking To Save Your Life’, Nobel Prize-winning economist Abhijit Banerjee writes that it’s a lot safer to trust a cookbook than your instincts.

Welfare system needs redesigning to combat pandemics: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Addressing a virtual seminar, Abhijit Banerjee focused on the economic aspect of the country’s health situation, welfare and healthcare systems.

India Today talks to Panagariya & Banerjee on farm laws, Republic Bharat on ‘gumrah gang’

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

A Congress strategy and decoding Covid — behind Rahul Gandhi’s video interview series

Indian-origin nurses are next guests in video series, which Congress says aims to showcase Rahul Gandhi as a politician with layers and a working style different that PM Modi's.

IAS officers, Nobel winners, filmmaker — states gather their best to battle Covid crisis

From Tamil Nadu to Maharashtra and West Bengal, multiple states have engaged high-profile experts to find a way out of the lockdown, revive their battered economy.

Twitter suspends fake accounts impersonating Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Economist Abhijit Banerjee had registered a complaint with Twitter against two fake accounts impersonating him Tuesday.

Provide cash to India’s poorest 60% to revive economy: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

In conversation with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Abhijit Banerjee advocates larger stimulus package, complete debt cancellations for a quarter, and temporary ration cards.

Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee to guide Mamata govt on beating lockdown impact on economy 

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee spoke to Abhijeet Banerjee last week about an awareness campaign for coronavirus and he agreed to help. 

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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