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

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.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: January 7, 2020 10:47:01 am
In an oped in The Indian Express, the couple questioned the need to introduce “meddlesome officialdom into a question as fundamental to people’s lives as citizenship”.

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, the economist couple who shared the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics with Michael Kremer for their “experimental approach to alleviating global poverty”, are the guests at the Express Adda in Mumbai on Monday. Over the last two decades, Banerjee and Duflo have worked with governments in Africa and Asia to carry out randomised control trials across social sectors such as health and education to validate the effectiveness of delivery systems.

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.

The couple have also voiced their concerns over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. In an oped in The Indian Express, they questioned the need to introduce “meddlesome officialdom into a question as fundamental to people’s lives as citizenship”.

At the first Express Adda of 2020, Banerjee and Duflo will be in conversation with Anant Goenka, Executive Director, The Indian Express Group, and Seema Chishti, Deputy Editor.

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The Express Adda is a series of informal interactions organised by The Indian Express Group and features those at the centre of change. Past guests at the event have included Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, former UK Deputy Prime Minister and Vice-President of Global Affairs and Communications at Facebook Nick Clegg, the Dalai Lama, the late Arun Jaitley, economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, oncologist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee, Congress leader and Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara, world badminton champion P V Sindhu, and national badminton coach and former All England champion Pullela Gopichand.

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