MIT congratulates Abhijit Banerjee, wife Esther Duflo



MIT, in a release, said the ‘work of Duflo and Banerjee has emphasised the use of field experiments in research, to bring the principles of laboratory-style randomised, controlled trials to empirical economics’.



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Abhijit Banerjee, the desi who won Nobel in economics



On Monday, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer had won the 2019 Nobel Prize for economics “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty”.



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Abhijit Banerjee, 2 others win 2019 Nobel in Economics



Banerjee, 58, was educated at the University of Calcutta, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Harvard University, where he received his Ph.D in 1988. He is currently the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.



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