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Odisha government to partner with MIT-based Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)
The Odisha government has decided to partner with Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) for targeted intervention in a set of social sectors including poorest of the poor through policy formulation and evaluations based on experimental research. The co-founders ..
Tags: Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab • Abhijit Banerjee • Academic disciplines • Center for Global Development • Development economists
Abhijit Banerjee wins 2019 Nobel Economics Prize for study on poverty
Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, his wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer have jointly won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty. Mr Banerjee was educated at the University of Calcutta, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and ..
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Gita Gopinath joined IMF as its first female Chief Economist
Prof. Gita Gopinath, the John Zwaanstra professor of International Studies and Economics at Harvard University, has joined International Monetary Fund (IMF) as its first female Chief Economist. The 11th chief economist of the IMF, Gopinath succeeded Maurice (Maury) Obstfeld as ..
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Distinguished Indian economist and a scholar Prof. T N Srinivasan passes away
Prof. Thirukodikaval Nilakanta Srinivasan (85), a distinguished Indian economist and a scholar, has passed away in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on November 11, 2018. He was known for being one of the key advocates of the 1991 economic reforms. Srinivasan, who ..
Tags: Academic journals • Fellows of the Econometric Society • Jagdish • Journal of Development Economics • Neelakanta
William Nordhaus and Paul Romer awarded as 2018 Nobel Prize for Economics
US duo William D. Nordhaus and Paul M. Romer have won the 2018 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for research “about innovation, climate and economic growth”. Laureate Romer was honoured for his work on the endogenous growth theory, which ..
Tags: Carbon tax • Climate change • Climate change policy • Economic growth • Economists
Gita Gopinath named as Chief Economist of International Monetary Fund
Gita Gopinath, professor at Harvard University, has been appointed chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The India-born economist will succeed Maurice (Maury) Obstfeld, who is to retire at the end of 2018.With this, Gopinath will become the 2nd ..
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