Indian man and his wife Bag a Nobel prize

Abhijit Banerjee and his wife Esther Duflo along with Michael Kremer were awarded the 2019 Nobel Economics prize on Monday, 14th October, 2019. This makes them the 6th married couple to receive the Nobel prize. Abhijit Banerjee is a Ford foundation International professor of economics at MIT. He was born in 1961 in the city of Mumbai and he did his PhD from Harvard University. He founded the Abdul Latif Jameel poverty action lab( J- PAL) along with his wife Duflo. They also wrote the book “Poor Economics” which won several awards among three other books and numerous articles.

Esther Duflo is a french- American women who is the second female economics winner in the world and is also the youngest winner aged 46. She is the editor of the American economic review, member of the national of the national academy of sciences, corresponding fellow of British academy and a professor at MIT. Banerjee is an author, a former president of the bureau for the research in the economic analysis of development, research associate of NBER and CPER, etc. Both Abhijit and Esther are trying to elemimate global poverty. Kermer is a currently working at Harvard University as the Gates professor of developing societies.

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