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Saturday, January 22, 2022

Abhijit Banerjee

Banerjee teaches economics at MIT and co-created of MIT’s Micromasters in Data and Economics for Development Policy

‘Huge numbers may be pushed into dire poverty or starvation…we need to secure them’
Fri, Apr 17, 2020

Amartya Sen, Raghuram Rajan, Abhijit Banerjee write: The unexpected loss of income and savings can have serious consequences, even if the meals are secured for now: farmers need money to buy seeds and fertilizer for the next planting season; shopkeepers need to decide how they will fill their shelves again

A prescription for action: Nine steps after the next 21 days
Sun, Mar 29, 2020

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

CAA, NRC introduce meddlesome officialdom into a question as fundamental as citizenship
Wed, Jan 01, 2020

CAA and NRC introduce a meddlesome officialdom into a question as fundamental as citizenship. Why not open our doors to all who sign up in our national mission of being democratic, open, tolerant and inclusive?

The Learning State: How information becomes insight
Mon, Mar 18, 2019

Knowledge is not gathering mounds of information. It is processing that information and translating it into useable propositions that makes people and organisations learners. Two top development economists show the path to a genuine learning state.

Let Raag Bhairav accompany you
Wed, Nov 14, 2018

Remembering TN Srinivasan, an economist with a commitment to honesty, and a bond forged in music.

One question for the road
Thu, Jul 06, 2017

On drunk driving, we have the right law and equipment. But do we have the right strategy?

A more democratic learning
Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Higher education can be made easier and cheaper without diluting content. New beginnings are being made in this direction