Couple Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo share Nobel for Economics, PM Modi Congratulates

Couple Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo share Nobel for Economics

Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics on Monday “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”Banerjee, who has been married to Duflo for the past four years, is currently employed as the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at MIT.

Banerjee, born in Mumbai in 1961, studied at the University of Calcutta and the Jawaharlal Nehru University before receiving his Ph.D from Harvard University in 1988. Kremer, too, obtained his Ph.D from Harvard University in 1992, while Duflo received her doctorate from MIT in 1999.

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