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BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 5, 2020
After former RBI governor Raguram Rajan, Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday engaged in a conversation with economist and Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee to discuss the economic measures India could take to help those suffering due to the pandemic and the lockdown. Abhijit Banerjee said that direct cash transfer was the only way to benefit not only the poor, but also those who had been severely affected by the long spell of lockdown. He said the government needed a mechanism with which the Centre would transfer the money to the state governments to reach the poor. \"We need a large stimulus package like the US. India has announced a package that is about to 1% of its GDP and US has announced a package of 10% of its GDP\", he added. Watch the video for more.Also Read: How RBI's intervention in overseas currency derivatives market will impact rupee


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 4, 2020
The government should focus on reviving demand and therefore, spend more, Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said


PTI
April 8, 2020
Banerjee also said that the death toll in the state has risen to five, while the number of active Covid-19 cases stands at 69


PTI
January 28, 2020
Indian economy latest: Nobel Laureate and economist Abhijit Banerjee said that India could be passing through a phase of recession and there is \"nothing in data\" that suggests the opposite. Here's what this means


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 27, 2020
Hit by economic slowdown, India and Brazil on Saturday drew up an ambitious plan to boost their stuttering economies by significantly expanding cooperation in key sectors like oil, gas and mining, while setting a target of USD 15 billion in bilateral trade by 2022; India needs a better opposition which is the heart of any democracy and the ruling party should embrace that to keep it under check, noted economist and Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee has said; Foreign portfolio investors (FPI) have infused a net sum of Rs 1,624 crore into the Indian capital markets in January so far, buoyed by the signing of the first phase of the US-China trade deal. This and more on News Blast.Also read: Kobe Bryant death: Virat Kohli, Abhishek Bachchan, Priyanka Gandhi mourn NBA champion's deathAlso read: Banking sector is biggest stress point, govt in no position to bail it out, says Abhijit Banerjee


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 27, 2020
Budget 2020: Scope of personal tax cut grows slim as govt stares at tax shortfall of Rs 2 lakh croreTax collections in the current fiscal may fall short of targets by as much as Rs 2 lakh crore on faltering economy, leaving  very little room for Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for offering any meaningful reduction in personal income tax rates. Sources with direct knowledge of the development said income and corporate tax collections are likely to miss FY2020 targets by as...


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 27, 2020
Nobel Laureate and economist Abhijit Banerjee says the ongoing slowdown will an adverse impact on India's long-term plan to alleviate poverty


PTI
New Delhi, January 26, 2020
\"India needs a better opposition. The opposition is the heart of democracy and the ruling party should want a better opposition to keep it under check,\" Abhijit Banerjee said at Jaipur Literature Festival


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 21, 2020
Chidamabaram says IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath was one of the first to denounce demonetisation; we must prepare ourselves for an attack by government ministers on the IMF and Dr Gita Gopinath, he adds


BusinessToday.In
January 14, 2020
All eyes will be on the Budget with expectations that the government will do what it takes to get the economy back on track


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 4, 2020
Abhijit Banerjee instead emphasised on the need to have a well-oiled machinery to provide relief to the distressed and said that waivers are not very efficient


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, December 11, 2019
Indian-American economist Abhijit Banerjee, along with wife Esther Duflo, received the Nobel Prize in economics in Sweden along with a colleague Michael Kremer. The trio was awarded honour for their research on the root cause of poverty.At the ceremony, Abhijit Banerjee was seen in a black bandhgala and off-white dhoti while Duflo was seen in a handloom saree. Their friend and fellow Nobel Laureate Michael Kremer sported a black suit. The three economists were awarded medals at the ceremony and will also share the prize money of nine million Swedish krona (Rs 6.7 crore) among themselves. Banerjee, who was born in Mumbai, is the second Indian-origin economist after Amartya Sen to win the Nobel Prize in economics. Banerjee is also an alumnus of Kolkata's Presidency College alumni like Amartya Sen. Abhijit Banerjee and wife Esther Duflo are professors of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) while Kremer is a professor of economics at Harvard University.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, December 11, 2019
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded Banerjee, his wife Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty


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BusinessToday.In
October 15, 2019
In an interview with Rajdeep Sardesai of IndiaToday TV, Banerjee elaborated on how his younger years shaped a lot of his belief and eventually led him into his detailed research on poverty.


BusinessToday.In
October 15, 2019
The document boasts his impeccable academic records, key positions at Harvard, Princeton universities and several articles, as well as his books. The CV can be accessed on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) website.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 15, 2019
Indian-origin economist Abhijit Banerjee has been awarded the Nobel prize for his efforts to alleviate global poverty along with wife, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer. He addresses the Massachusetts Institute of Technology after winning the prestigious award along with wife.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 15, 2019
Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee was born in Mumbai and attended South Point School and Presidency College, Calcutta, where he completed his BS degree in economics in 1981


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