NOBEL LITERATURE PRIZE
Authors Olga Tokarczuk & Peter Handke win Nobel Literature Prize after 2018 #MeToo scandal
Last year's award was postponed following sex abuse allegations that had rocked the Swedish Academy.
Sara Danius, the first female head of Nobel's literature award body, passes away at 57
Danius passed away early Saturday following a long ill...
ET View: It’s not so much Peter Handke, but the Nobel Prize that should be judged by its choice
What has troubled some critics is that he is ...
Abheek Barman passes away: His interests ranged from physics, art, literature to Northeast
While Abheek learned economics at Presidency, Kolkata and Delhi School of Economics, Delhi, his interests went far beyond the confines of the discipline. Arguably, he was the most widely read journalist, whose interests ranged from physics, through art, film and literature to the history of the Northeast.
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.
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".
View: The much talked-about randomised controlled trials are more sinned against than sinning
RCTs, by creating treatment (those who get the development programme) and control groups (those who don’t), create further ethical problems by creating short-term haves and have-nots that could potentially skew observed responses.
Activist Thunberg declines climate prize, urges more action
Two fellow climate activists spoke on Thunberg's behalf at an award ceremony Tuesday in Stockholm for the regional inter-parliamentary Nordic Council's prizes, reading a statement thanking the group for the honour.
Swedish Academy names literature professor, Mats Malm, as new secretary
Previous secretary Sara Danius was forced to step down amid her husband Jean-Claude Arnault's #MeToo scandal.
Abhijit Banerjee joins list of Indian, Indian-origin Nobel Laureates
Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee on Monday won the Nobel Prize for Economics, joining the list of Indians and people of Indian origin to grab the world's most prestigious award in different fields.
Toni Morrison, 1st African-American woman to win Nobel for Literature, dies at 88
The American writer was noted for her examination of the black experience.
Winners get ready as the Nobel season begins with Medicine Prize
No Literature Prize will be given out for the first time in 70 years because of a #MeToo scandal.
Nobel Prize In Literature Cancelled After Sexual Assault Scandal, Other Times It Was Rocked By A Controversy
This year's Nobel Prize for Literature could be cancelled amid sex scandal
The Swedish Academy is under fire for how it dealt with alleged sexual misconduct by photographer Jean-Claude Arnault.
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