Nobel Prize 2019 Winner Abhijit Banerjee

Nobel Prize 2019 Winner Abhijit Banerjee, market analysts Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer together won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday “for their inventive way to deal with alleviating worldwide neediness.” 

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Abhijit Banerjee, the Indian-inception teacher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has been given the 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences alongside Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer. An announcement on Monday said the three financial specialists had been granted “for their imaginative way to deal with alleviating worldwide destitution”. Nobel Prize 2019 Winner Abhijit Banerjee

“The current year’s Laureates have begun another way to deal with getting clever responses about the most ideal approaches to battle worldwide neediness. It shares this issue into littler, progressively reasonable issues – for instance, the most dominant mediations for improving youngster wellbeing,” the declaration said. 

Here are the five things to know about Abhijit Banerjee

  • Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee learned at the University of Calcutta, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Harvard University. He formed his doctoral postulation on ‘Articles in Information Economics’ and got his PhD in 1988. 
  • Abhijit Banerjee is the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 
  • Abhijit Banerjee established the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), alongside Esther Duflo and Sendhil Mullainathan in 2003. 
  • Abhijit Banerjee is the writer of 4-books including Poor Economics (with Esther Duflo) that has win the Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year. 
  • He has additionally co-coordinated two narrative movies: ‘The Magnificent Journey: Times and Tales of Democracy (co-coordinated with Ranu Ghosh) in 2019 and ‘The Name of the Disease’ in 2006.


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