NOBEL LITERATURE PRIZE WINNERS
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...
JCB winner Madhuri Vijay senses hostility towards fiction; says she thought her book won't release in India
Vijay could not attend the award ...
Greta Thunberg awarded international children's peace prize
Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg was awarded an international children's peace prize in The Hague, however, she could not accept her award in person at the ceremony because she is crossing the Atlantic by boat on her way to an international climate conference in Madrid.
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.
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 a public sympathiser of Yugoslavian and Serbian war criminal Slobodan Miloševic.
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.
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.
ET View: Nobel for Abhijit Banerjee
While Banerjee got his PhD from Harvard, he did his Bachelor’s in economics from Presidency, Calcutta and his Master’s from JNU.
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.
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.
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.
Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee had a key role in Congress Nyay during LS polls
In his congratulatory message on Monday, Gandhi acknowledged Banerjee’s contribution to Nyay.
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.
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