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Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee, wife Esther Duflo say it is time to expand tax base; advocate introduction of wealth tax in India
Business

Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee, wife Esther Duflo say it is time to expand tax base; advocate introduction of wealth tax in India

Banerjee, who is an alumnus of the University of Kolkata, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Harvard, said that wealth tax is a very logical tax for India to impose.

Good economics for the CAA-NRC times: Banerjee, Duflo's book dispels many of our beliefs about immigration
India

Good economics for the CAA-NRC times: Banerjee, Duflo's book dispels many of our beliefs about immigration

The conspicuous exclusion of Muslims in the CAA will alter the demographic makeup of voters in states, creating a cushy vote bank for the BJP. Notably, war and natural disasters may force people to move, but otherwise, an increase in wages, better opportunity and even starvation are not enough.

India should embrace Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo-approved student training methods to give its primary education system a quantum leap
Learning

India should embrace Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo-approved student training methods to give its primary education system a quantum leap

It would be a shame if an effective model evaluated by an Indian Nobel prize winner is ignored in its own backyard.

Attacks on Abhijit Banerjee are repulsive, but Nobel prize does not put him above legitimate critique
Business

Attacks on Abhijit Banerjee are repulsive, but Nobel prize does not put him above legitimate critique

The news of Mumbai-born Banerjee—a Bengali who grew up in Kolkata and studied in JNU winning the coveted award (never mind his co-awardees) exploded as a mega bombshell on India’s polarised political climate

Mocking Abhijit Banerjee's work ethic is bad form, govt must seek Nobel winner's counsel instead
Business

Mocking Abhijit Banerjee's work ethic is bad form, govt must seek Nobel winner's counsel instead

Over the years, Abhijit Banerjee, along with his wife Esther Duflo has done commendable work in identifying reasons for poverty on the ground through the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), which they co-founded with Sendhil Mullainathan in 2003

'Congress' NYAY was not well designed', Abhijit Banerjee tells News18: Nobel laureate speaks on economic slowdown, Modi's Ayushman Bharat
India

'Congress' NYAY was not well designed', Abhijit Banerjee tells News18: Nobel laureate speaks on economic slowdown, Modi's Ayushman Bharat

Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, who jointly won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize with his wife Esther Duflo and Harvard's Michael Kremer, on Saturday said the Congress' Nyutam Aay Yojana (NYAY) scheme, on which he advised Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, was not well designed and said it would have been difficult for the UPA to implement had it come to power.

Piyush Goyal dubs Abhijit Banerjee as Left-leaning; CPI(M), TMC, Congress in West Bengal slam Union minister
India

Piyush Goyal dubs Abhijit Banerjee as Left-leaning; CPI(M), TMC, Congress in West Bengal slam Union minister

Piyush Goyal on Friday dubbed Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, who won the 2019 Nobel for Economics, as left-leaning.

Nobel Prize 2019: The significance of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo's win and their work in Economics
World

Nobel Prize 2019: The significance of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo's win and their work in Economics

Esther Duflo's Nobel Prize win is going to inspire a generation of female economists who have long been sidelined in university economics departments, both as students as academics.

Nobel Prize honours work that benefits humankind; parochial focus on winners' national identity is contrary to its spirit
India

Nobel Prize honours work that benefits humankind; parochial focus on winners' national identity is contrary to its spirit

Alfred Nobel, in his will, had written, “It is my express wish that when awarding the prizes, no consideration be given to nationality, but that the prize be awarded to the worthiest person”.

MIT economist Esther Duflo wins Nobel in Economics: All you need to know about youngest person to receive this award
World

MIT economist Esther Duflo wins Nobel in Economics: All you need to know about youngest person to receive this award

Esther Duflo, a French-American economist, who has won the Nobel in Economics jointly with her husband Abhijit Banerjee and Harvard economist Michael Kremer on Monday, is the second woman and the youngest person ever to receive the Nobel in economic sciences

Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer win Nobel in Economics: Modi, Manmohan laud laureates
India

Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer win Nobel in Economics: Modi, Manmohan laud laureates

Several Indian leaders congratulated Indian-origin economist and academic professor Abhijit Banerjee for winning the 2019 Nobel Economics prize jointly with his wife French-American Esther Duflo and US' Michael Kremer

'Indian economy on shaky ground,' says Abhijit Banerjee after winning 2019 Nobel Prize on Economics
India

'Indian economy on shaky ground,' says Abhijit Banerjee after winning 2019 Nobel Prize on Economics

Indian-American MIT professor Abhijit Banerjee said he was delighted that work focused on the world's poorest people has been awarded the Nobel Prize.

Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer win 2019 Nobel Economics Prize
Business

Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer win 2019 Nobel Economics Prize

Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer jointly won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday "for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty."

Too many cookstoves spoil the NGO?
World

Too many cookstoves spoil the NGO?

A clean cookstove can save children, improve livelihoods, empower women, and combat climate change. Even Julia Roberts threw her million watt smile behind that campaign. A big study in India is sending up those dreams in smoke.

Too many cookstoves spoil the NGO?
News & Analysis

Too many cookstoves spoil the NGO?

A clean cookstove can save children, improve livelihoods, empower women, and combat climate change. Even Julia Roberts threw her million watt smile behind that campaign. A big study in India is sending up those dreams in smoke.

Did NREGA create more work or leisure? What will Food Bill do?
Economy

Did NREGA create more work or leisure? What will Food Bill do?

If NREGA let more people earn more by working less, what will the cheap food under the Food Security Bill accomplish?