Banerjee teaches economics at MIT and co-created of MIT’s Micromasters in Data and Economics for Development Policy
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
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 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?
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.
Remembering TN Srinivasan, an economist with a commitment to honesty, and a bond forged in music.
On drunk driving, we have the right law and equipment. But do we have the right strategy?
Higher education can be made easier and cheaper without diluting content. New beginnings are being made in this direction