NOBEL LITERATURE PRIZE WINNERS
Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed collects Nobel Peace Prize, urges people to unite against ethnic violence
Abiy won the Nobel for his efforts to resolve the long-running conflict with Eritrea.
Over 1,100 letters written by TS Eliot to muse unveiled for research
Dating from 1930 to 1957, the letters are the largest single series of E...
Authors Olga Tokarczuk & Peter Handke win Nobel Literature Prize after 2018 #MeToo scandal
Last year's award was postponed following sex abus...
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.
Sara Danius, the first female head of Nobel's literature award body, passes away at 57
Danius passed away early Saturday following a long illness.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen honoured with Oxford University's Bodley Medal
The medal is the highest honour bestowed by the University of Oxford's world-famous Bodleian Libraries.
Nordhaus, Romer win Nobel Economics Prize
"Their findings have significantly broadened the scope of economic analysis by constructing models that explain how the market economy interacts with nature and knowledge," the academy said in statement.
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