Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee Wins Economics Nobel 2019.

Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Micheal Kremer win the Economics Nobel 2019

“for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty”

Nobel Laureates for Economics 2019 are Indian American Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, his French American wife Esther Duflo and Micheal Kremer. Both Abhijit and Esther teach at the Massachisettes Institute of Technology. Kremer is with Harvard University.

The Nobel Citation mentioned about the award winning work that, “ Their research is helping us fight poverty.The research conducted by this year’s Laureates has considerably improved our ability to fight global poverty. In just two decades, their new experiment-based approach has transformed development economics, which is now a flourishing field of research.”

Indian American economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee wins Economics Nobel 2019 along with Esther Duflo and Micheal Kremer for their work on finding new ways to alleviate global poverty.

Author: Nidhi Arora