Nobel Prize

The Nobel Laureate and the actor held discussions about Indian-Polish cooperation in the field of Literature during Bachchan's visit to Wroclaw.

The 58-year-old Kolkata-born economist is currently the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Banerjee, an Indian-origin economist and an academic professor, was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences along with his French-American wife Esther Duflo and American economist Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”

Abhijit Banerjee is visiting India following his Nobel win along with wife and noted economist Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”

Banerjee, an Indian-origin economist and an academic professor, was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences along with his French-American wife Esther Duflo and American economist Michael Kremer "for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty."

Abhijit Banerjee was also one of the economists who helped Congress develop its 2019 Lok Sabha election promise of the Nyay scheme in which Rahul Gandhi had promised a minimum income support for the economically weaker section.

"I congratulate Abhijit Banerjee for winning the Nobel Prize. But you all know about his thinking. His thinking is left-leaning. People of India has totally rejected his thinking." Goyal told reporters here at a presser.

The 58-year-old economist is currently the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Austrian author Peter Handke, while the 2018 award, postponed from last year, was given to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk on Thursday.

Nobel Prize is a set of annual international awards bestowed for outstanding work in fields of physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, economics, and the promotion of peace.