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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

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.

India is the story of migration...its cultural richness comes from that multiple layering: William Dalrymple

December 27, 2019 10:36 am

At the Express Adda in Delhi last week, writer William Dalrymple spoke about the rise of the right wing across the world, how India has benefited from immigration, the importance of teaching history and his latest book on the East India Company.

William Dalrymple: Pollution, politics... imagining a future where I might not die here

December 19, 2019 8:31 am

Dalrymple’s latest book Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company, was published in September.

William Dalrymple is guest at Express Adda today

December 17, 2019 6:06 am

He will be in conversation with Anant Goenka, Executive Director, The Indian Express Group, and Seema Chishti, Deputy Editor.

Tata Sons head Chandrasekaran guest at Express Adda today

December 10, 2019 9:41 am

As the leader of the most diversified group, which has interests ranging from retail to automobiles to software, his voice holds significance amidst the ongoing economic slowdown and weak consumer sentiment.


Sir Mark Tully at Express Adda: In Pictures

September 23, 2017 9:57 pm

Sir Mark Tully, former Delhi bureau chief for BBC, was the guest at Express Adda on Saturday. The venerated journalist expressed his opinions on the contemporary socio-political paradigm in the country.

The Dalai Lama at Express Adda

May 25, 2017 12:59 pm

Express Adda: Prithviraj Chavan discusses Maharashtra development

March 05, 2014 1:17 pm

Prithviraj Chavan shared thoughts on Maharashtra development, Mumbai Metro, among other things.

Exclusive: Farhan Akhtar in conversation with Shekhar Gupta at Express Adda

February 18, 2014 9:22 pm

Bollywood actor, director Farhan Akhtar, who has bagged almost all Best Actor awards this season for his power packed performance as Milkha Singh in biopic 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', was in conversation with Indian Express Group Editor Shekhar Gupta at Express Adda in Mumbai on Monday (February 4).


Express Adda with Dr Siddhartha Mukherjee, Oncologist and Award Winning Author

April 07, 2018 4:34 pm

In this edition of The Express Adda, Dr. Mukherjee spoke about the questions that drive him to excellence and helped us with answers to the deepest mysteries of life.