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Economics Nobel Celebrates Asking the Right Questions

Monday, October 14, 2019 - Bloomberg

The Nobel Prize just awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer is the second in five years to be won by development economists. And the differences between the two are revealing.

3 share Nobel Prize in economics for ‘experimental approach’ to solving poverty

Monday, October 14, 2019 - The Washington Post

J-PAL co-founder Esther Duflo, who at 46 is the award’s youngest winner, shares the honor with fellow J-PAL co-founder and MIT economist Abhijit Banerjee and J-PAL affiliate Michael Kremer of Harvard...

An Economics Nobel for Three Pragmatic Poverty-Fighters

Monday, October 14, 2019 - Bloomberg

This year’s economics Nobel prize went to three worthy economists —  Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Michael Kremer of Harvard University. The...

MIT economists Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee win Nobel Prize

Monday, October 14, 2019 - MIT News

Professors share prize with Michael Kremer of Harvard University, are cited for breakthrough antipoverty work. Read the full article on MIT News.

The Nobel Prize in economics goes to 3 groundbreaking anti-poverty researchers

Monday, October 14, 2019 - Vox

In the last 20 years, development economics has been transformed. These researchers are the reason why.

Nobel Economics Prize Goes to Pioneers in Reducing Poverty

Monday, October 14, 2019 - New York Times

Nobels are often awarded for theoretical achievements, but this year’s laureates distinguished themselves with real-world trials.

Nobel economics prize winner: I want to inspire women

Monday, October 14, 2019 - BBC News

Esther Duflo has said she is "humbled" by her success in winning this year's Nobel prize for economics and hopes it will "inspire many, many other women".

3 Win Nobel Prize In Economics For Work In Reducing Poverty

Monday, October 14, 2019 - NPR

A trio of researchers from Cambridge, Mass., has been awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in economics for their work in addressing global poverty. J-PAL co-founders Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo...

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