Indian Society is Too Interdependent for a Long Lockdown: Nobel Economist and Poverty Expert Angus Deaton

Angus S. Deaton is a Senior Scholar and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economics and International Affairs Emeritus at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Economics Department at Princeton University. The 74-year-old, who was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare in … Continue reading Indian Society is Too Interdependent for a Long Lockdown: Nobel Economist and Poverty Expert Angus Deaton

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee’s Quiet Revolution to Free People from Poverty Traps

"AS A YOUNG CHILD, my son Abhijit liked literature and poetry and read extensively in Bengali and English. My memories of him from his early teens are of a voracious reader,” Nirmala Banerjee tells Open before ending the chat on a polite note. “The only thing I want to say is I am happy like … Continue reading Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee’s Quiet Revolution to Free People from Poverty Traps

Economics Nobel for Kolkata Boy, Alumnus of JNU, Presidency College

Indian-origin, Mumbai-born economist Abhijit Banerjee has won this year’s Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his work in alleviating poverty, making him the second Indian after Amartya Sen to receive the honour. An authority on global poverty, Abhijit Banerjee carried out his research emphasising the human condition in his home country, and in the … Continue reading Economics Nobel for Kolkata Boy, Alumnus of JNU, Presidency College