March 29, 2020 2:34 pm
Even if lockdown flattens the curve, COVID-19 will spread. Looking at migrants on the road, let’s expect a mess — and plan for it, write Nobel Laureate economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo
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
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.”
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”.
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.
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.
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.
December 12, 2019 7:34 pm
In a nod to his Bengali roots, 58-year-old Banerjee donned a beige panjabi that he paired with a white gold-bordered dhoti and closed neck black vest. Duflo wore a silk saree.
December 12, 2019 7:21 am
While the couple, Banerjee and Duflo, are professors in the department of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Kremer is a professor in the department of economics at Harvard University.
December 10, 2019 10:06 am
Over two decades, we have together learned how hard work on the ground and rigorous research can help to evolve solid solutions to one of the big problems facing primary education in India today.
February 02, 2015 10:07 am