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‘Low-skill immigrants, whom everyone hates, don’t depress wages’: Abhijit Banerjee

January 14, 2020 3:44 am

"There are lots of instances where large numbers of low-skill people suddenly showed up in some labour market and then what we can do is look at what happens to the wages of local low-skill people, people who used to be there before them," says Abhijit Banerjee

Abhijit Banerjee lauds Delhi govt schools for outperforming private peers

January 11, 2020 10:07 pm

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said state agencies have been "generous" with resource allocation for education, which is visible in aspects like teacher salaries and the system, and the focus needs to shift to making them perform better.

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee lauds Delhi govt schools for outperforming private peers

January 11, 2020 5:45 pm

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said state agencies have been "generous" with resource allocation for education, which is visible in aspects like teacher salaries and the system, and the focus needs to shift to making them perform better.

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee on Budget: Fiscal deficit already breached, wouldn't support consolidation now

January 11, 2020 4:19 pm

On media reports speculating the Centre's plan to cut school education budget by Rs 3,000 crore, Banerjee said education is a state subject and cutting Rs 3000 crore is like a 'drop in the ocean'.

Close to tipping point of major recession, says Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

January 08, 2020 7:10 am

Speaking at the Express Adda along with Duflo in Mumbai on Monday, Banerjee said: “The critical problem in the Indian economy is demand. You definitely want to stimulate demand.”

Abhijit Banerjee at Express Adda: Recourse to violence in JNU frightening

January 07, 2020 1:07 pm

Echoing Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s remarks on the violence, Abhijeet Banerjee said that “what was remarkable about JNU was that it was a safe space for dissent”.

WATCH: Nobel Prize winning economists Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee at Express Adda

January 07, 2020 10:47 am

Abhijit Banerjee has recently been vocal with his suggestions on how to revive the Indian economy, opposing any more cuts in corporate taxes and advocating the need to boost demand.

Abhijit Banerjee at Express Adda: FM shouldn't have cut corporate tax

January 07, 2020 10:58 am

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, both professors at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), were awarded the Nobel for their groundbreaking work in development economics.

Nobel couple Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee at Express Adda today

January 07, 2020 10:52 am

Kolkata-born Banerjee, 58, and Paris-born Duflo, 46, both professors at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), were awarded the Nobel for their groundbreaking work in development economics that has provided insights into problems of poverty that governments across the world are engaged with today.

Need to get demand side going ... put money in hands of people: Abhijit Banerjee to FM

January 04, 2020 10:46 am

The nobel laureate was of the view that corporates are already sitting on cash, not investing because of lack of demand and that’s why the government needs to resolve the demand-side issues first.

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