Nobel Prize 2019 in Economics has been awarded to three economists namely Indian origin Abhijit Banerjee and his wife Esther Duflo from MIT and Michael Kremer from Harvard.
Abhijit Banerjee and other Nobel winner laureates have been awarded for their research and experimental approach to eliminating global poverty.
Abhijit Banerjee and his wife Esther Duflo, often with Michael Kremer, organized similar experiments of other issues in other countries. Now, their research methods have widely accepted for the development of economics.
Abhijit Banerjee is an Indian-American economist. He was born in 1961 in Kolkata, India. He completed his Masters in Economics at JNU, New Delhi, in 1983.
Abhijit Banerjee got his Ph.D. degree in 1988 from Harvard University, USA.
Abhijit Banerjee is an International Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA.
Abhijit Banerjee is also a co-founder of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab along with economists Sendhil Mullainathan and his wife Esther Duflo.
Michael Robert Kremer (54-years-old) is an American development economist who is the Gates Professor of Developing Societies at Harvard University.