Abhijit V Banerjee, Nobel Prize economist and now a cookbook writer, opens up on all things food and economy
"Until we were struck by the pandemic, we did not realise the magnitude of the problem we have when it comes to food security," says Abhijit V Banerjee.
Book Review | Retaining Balance: The Eternal Way shows economic policies need a human touch in India
Indian Constitution makers quoted constitutions from all over the world, but hardly introduced any elements of our own ancient Bharatiya wisdom.
Louis Kuijs of Oxford Economics said in a report that “ugly growth numbers” in coming months are likely to prompt Beijing to ease lending controls
The National Statistical Office, the official agency of the government, on 31 August, had said the real GDP growth for the first quarter of 2021-22 was at 20.1 percent.
The Nobels in the physical sciences are fair to a great extent, because that is the very nature of science. But the Economics, Literature and Peace awards lists are rife with mistakes and missteps. It is astonishing that the Nobel Prize still enjoys the reputation it does
Nobel Prize in Economics 2021: David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens win for work on 'natural experiments'
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said the three have “completely reshaped empirical work in the economic sciences.”
This is the third time Venezuela's socialist leaders have lopped off zeros; the bolivar lost three zeros in 2008 while current President Nicolás Maduro, eliminated five zeros in 2018.
India must act on climate change to prevent $35 trillion loss, could gain $11 trillion: Deloitte report
Over the next 50 years, the top five most impacted industries in terms of economic activity are expected to incur a significant share of climate-related loss.
The costs of failing to slash carbon pollution would rapidly balloon to reach trillions of dollars every year, as per a new study.
A sustainable future for people and the planet calls for a total decarbonisation of the global energy system, the review added.
The absence of bipartisan political thinking has resulted in many critical policy reforms remaining stuck
When the Nobel Committee was unable reach Paul Milgrom to announce the good news - he had won the Nobel Prize in economics - fellow winner Robert Wilson decided to take the matter into his own hands
Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to Paul Milgrom, Robert Wilson for contributions and innovation in auction theory
The duo used the results of fundamental theories economics, in auction formats, which have spread globally.
Amartya Sen to be awarded the 2020 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for his work on issues around global justice
To be presented by the German Publishers and Booksellers Association, Börsenverein, the award will recognise Amartya Sen's contribution in addressing questions around social inequality in education and healthcare.
Days after Piyush Goyal's 'Left-leaning' remark, Narendra Modi meets Abhijit Banerjee, says economist's 'passion for human empowerment is visible'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee on Tuesday and said that the economist's 'passion' towards human empowerment was 'clearly visible'. Modi's meeting with Banerjee comes days after Union minister and BJP leader Piyush Goyal dubbed him 'Left-leaning'.
Rahul Gandhi dubs Piyush Goyal a 'bigot' for calling Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee 'totally Left-leaning', says 'can't explain it to them'
Rahul Gandhi dubbed Piyush Goyal a 'bigot' in a tweet on Sunday. Sharing an interview of Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee, where the economist is reacting to Minister of Railways and Commerce and Industry Goyal's recent comments on Banerjee being 'totally Left-leaning', Rahul said, 'Please be certain that millions of Indians are proud of your work.'
PK Mishra takes charge as principal secretary, replaces Narendra Modi’s top bureaucratic aide Nripendra Misra
Former additional principal secretary to Prime Minister, PK Mishra was on Wednesday appointed as the principal secretary to Narendra Modi
DU 8th cut off list 2019: Eighth list of selected candidates out on du.ac.in for UG courses in Economics, English, History, Pol Science, Hindi and BCom
At Hindu College, BA (Honours) Economics is available at a cut-off of 97.62 percent, while at Daulat Ram College, same course is available at a cut-off of 95.75 percent
IMF's $6 bn loan to Pakistan may end up supporting its terror infrastructure instead of salvaging its sinking economy
IMF loan has been given to Pakistan for improving the management of public enterprises, strengthening institutions, combating financing of terrorism efforts, among other things
What the Economy Needs Now is a collection of essays by Indian economists, each tackling an issue facing the country, and providing suggestions for economic growth.