Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicNobel Prize

Topic: Nobel Prize

Abhijit Banerjee’s Nobel in the US: Is it a comment on the quality of Indian institutions?

Banerjee is the second Nobel laureate of Indian origin after Amartya Sen, who won the award in Economics in 1998.

Abhijit Banerjee’s ironic Nobel win and Ravi Shankar Prasad’s trashed statement

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Indian economy heading towards disaster, Abhijit Banerjee said days before winning Nobel

Economics Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee said the Indian economy is in a crisis and investment, consumption have totally collapsed.

Nobel for Abhijit Banerjee and co shows how Economics as a discipline is changing

The 2019 Economics Nobel prize winners are 3 "poverty fighters" who defy the notion that economists are merely upholders of the free market.

Economics Nobel for Abhijit Banerjee celebrates asking the right questions

When policy is too often made on a whim, amid lies, or to serve ideology, a prize for people who ask for a little bit of evidence first is worth celebrating.

Esther Duflo, second woman to win Economics Nobel, says profession must respect women more

Esther Duflo shared the Nobel for Economics with Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer for their "experimental approach" to fighting global poverty.

Economics Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee a Modi govt critic, saw no logic in demonetisation

Abhijit Banerjee’s Nobel in Economics makes him only the second person of Indian origin after Amartya Sen to get the reputed award in this field.

Economist Abhijit Banerjee is the sixth Nobel winner with a Kolkata connection

Abhijit Banerjee and his wife Esther Duflo are two of three winners of the 2019 Nobel for Economics.

Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee shares 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics with 2 others

Abhijit Banerjee studied at the University of Calcutta, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Harvard University, where he received his Ph.D in 1988.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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