Amartya Sen Current Affairs, GK & News

Gita Gopinath to leave IMF

Chief Economist and Director of the Research Department of International Monetary Fund (IMF), Gita Gopinath, is set to leave her job in January 2022. Highlights She will return to the prestigious Harvard University, after leaving the job. The Indian-American economist had joined the IMF in January 2019, as the Chief Economist. When she joined IMF, ..

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Amartya Sen conferred Spain’s Top Award in Social Science

Indian economist and Nobel Laureate, Amartya Kumar Sen, was conferred with “Princess of Asturias Award” in social sciences category which is Spain’s top prize. He was selected out of 41 candidates from 20 countries. Why he was selected? Amartya Sen was selected for his best-known work- “Poverty and Famines”. About the Award Sen has been ..

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‘Infosys Prize 2019’ given to Six Leading Achievers

The six winners of Infosys Prize 2019 were felicitated with a pure gold medal, a citation and prize money of USD 100,000, which were presented by Bharat Ratna & Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science 1998 winner, Prof. Amartya Kumar Sen on Tuesday, 7th January 2020 at Bengaluru.  First awarded in the year 2008, the ..

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London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) establishes a new academic position in honor of Amartya Sen

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has established the Amartya Sen Chair in Inequality Studies to honour the Indian-born economist, philosopher and Nobel laureate. The chair will provide coordination and strategic leadership on the inter-disciplinary analysis of inequalities at LSE. Besides, it will connect research on inequalities across the School, engage with ..

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Amartya Sen Chair in Inequality Studies

The London School of Economics (LSE) has announced the establishment of the Amartya Sen Chair in Inequality Studies to honour the Nobel laureate who has also served as the Professor of Economics at LSE. Amartya Sen Chair in Inequality Studies Amartya Sen Chair in Inequality Studies is a living embodiment of the LSE’s enduring commitment to ..

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