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Tag: Esther Duflo

A Nobel Ceremony: Abhijit, Wife Esther Woo Netizens In Ethnic Wear

Stockholm: Indian-American economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, and his French-American wife Esther Duflo were conferred the Nobel Prize for Economics in Sweden here, alongside their American colleague Michael Kremer. Unlike other laureates, who arrived in tuxedos and fancy Red Carpet dresses, the couple glorified the prestigious occasion in traditional Indian attire. Abhijit wore a black bandhgala […]

From Mutton Kebab To Payesh, Abhijit Banerjee's Mother Plans Big For Son

Kolkata: Waiting eagerly for her son to come home after winning the Nobel, Economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee’s mother says it is his late father’s rationality and sobriety which has rubbed off on his son making him so balanced and matured in handling criticism as also fame. An award like Nobel, she says, is recognition for […]

Delighted that work focussed on poorest people has been awarded: Abhijit Banerjee

New York: Indian-American MIT professor Abhijit Banerjee, who jointly won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize with his wife Esther Duflo and Harvard professor Michael Kremer, on Monday said he is delighted that work focussed on the world’s poorest people has been awarded the prestigious prize and it honours all the people working on the ground […]

Nobel Winners Banerjee, Duflo Worked In India For Anti-poverty

Kolkata: Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee and his wife Esther Duflo, joint winners of the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize, were closely associated with city-based Bandhan Bank for an anti-poverty programme, a top official of the lender said on Monday. Banerjee and French-American Duflo were associated with Bandhan Bank in 2011, when it was a micro-finance institution (MFI), […]