View: Despite doubts, there’s enough proof to conclude that foreign trade is good for poor
Areas where workers faced foreign competition tended to have greater reduction in poverty rates.
Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned till 2 pm
Soon after the House met for the day, Left and other opposition party members raised the two issu...
Why the bottom-up approach to eradicating poverty might not work
Big picture reforms will eradicate poverty, not small tweaks to programmes t...
View: Development economists who go small have a point
Pritchett reasons that the only thing that really alleviates a nation’s poverty on a significant scale is economic growth.
Bandhan Bank boss on working with Nobel winners Abhijit Banerjee & Esther Duflo
Working to understand ground realities and how to contribute to poverty alleviation in India.
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer win Nobel in Economics
Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, along with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer, won the 2019 economics Nobel for their work on finding new ways to tackle poverty.
View: How randomised control trials have indeed been an effective tool for development economics
An RCT randomly allocates volunteers to, say, two groups. One is treated with the drug in question, the other with a placebo. There are over 200,000 well-documented cases of RCTs in medicine.
Nobel Laureates Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo on free trade & growth from their forthcoming book- Good Economics for Hard Times
It is so rooted in our culture that we sometimes forget that the case for free trade is by no means self-evident.
Nobel winners Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo worked with Bandhan for anti- poverty programme
The theory behind the programme was that the poor are trapped in extreme poverty, due to lack of assets and inability to use financial intermediation.
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Michael Kremer win 2019 Nobel Economics Prize for study on poverty
Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, his wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer jointly won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday "for their e...
Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, along with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer win 2019 Nobel Economics Prize
"This year's Laureates have introduced a new approach to obtaining reliable answers about the best ways to fight global poverty," the academy said in statement.
Tax cuts for the rich is necessary for growth is a mantra that needs to be questioned: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee
Banerjee speaks on tax cuts for the rich, AI and the future of jobs, bad politics, and many other things.
View: Experimental economics not perfect but has potential
RCT, a new field, can make useful predictions and can help discover not "what works", but "why things work".
If BJP had asked me for (UBI) numbers, I would have given it to them too: Abhijit Banerjee
Banerjee & Duflo, who won this year's Nobel prize in Economics, share their views on a wide array of subjects.
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