Abhijit Banerjee

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Abhijit Banerjee said : “Spending is easiest way to revive economy. It will have stimulus effect,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee says : “Yes, this disruption was needed in terms of how we were only becoming consumers, how we were relegating, delegating to a lesser someone, the excessive materialism that had seeped in, etc. So we needed someone to stick their neck out and say let’s redefine what school means,” External link

expressindia Saturday, May 23, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee noted : "It is the responsibility of the Centre as the migrant workers pass through various states to reach their homes," External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee noted : "It is the responsibility of the Centre as the migrant workers pass through various states to reach their homes," External link

outlookindia Tuesday, May 12, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee noted : "It is the responsibility of the Centre as the migrant workers pass through various states to reach their homes," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:31:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee noted : "It is the responsibility of the Centre as the migrant workers pass through various states to reach their homes," External link

news18 Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : “I am being impersonated on Twitter. There are now at least two different fake accounts, which include ‘AbhijitBanerj’ and ‘AbhijitBabrjee’. They have not been shut down yet. Let me clear one thing that I am not on Twitter. I lodged a complaint with Twitter and hope they will do the needful,” External link

news18 Wednesday, May 6, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : "We have to take a chance on widening the reach of PDS," External link

firstpost Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:58:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We should try to be optimistic about overall economic revival in India post-lockdown," External link

firstpost Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:58:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “That’s the reason a lot of us have been saying that we need a stimulus package,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “I think spending is the easiest way to revive the economy. Because then MSMEs get money, they spend it and then it has the usual Keynesian chain reaction,” “We cannot shut the entire retail sector because they are situated in the coronavirus red zone,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:16:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : "We have to take a chance on widening the reach of PDS," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We should try to be optimistic about overall economic revival in India post-lockdown," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : "We have to take a chance on widening the reach of PDS," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We should try to be optimistic about overall economic revival in India post-lockdown," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : "We have to take a chance on widening the reach of PDS," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We should try to be optimistic about overall economic revival in India post-lockdown," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : "We have to take a chance on widening the reach of PDS," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We should try to be optimistic about overall economic revival in India post-lockdown," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "That's the reason a lot of us have been saying that we need a stimulus package," "That's what the U.S. is doing, Japan is doing, Europe is doing. We (India) really haven't decided on a large enough stimulus package. We are still talking about 1 percent of GDP. The United States has gone for 10 percent of GDP" External link

timesofoman Tuesday, May 5, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "I would say bottom 60 percent of the population, we give them some money, nothing bad will happen in my view," External link

timesofoman Tuesday, May 5, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We should try to be optimistic about overall economic revival in India post-lockdown," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : "We have to take a chance on widening the reach of PDS," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "That's the reason a lot of us have been saying that we need a stimulus package," "That's what the U.S. is doing, Japan is doing, Europe is doing. We (India) really haven't decided on a large enough stimulus package. We are still talking about 1 percent of GDP. The United States has gone for 10 percent of GDP" External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "I would say bottom 60 percent of the population, we give them some money, nothing bad will happen in my view," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We should try to be optimistic about overall economic revival in India post-lockdown," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : "We have to take a chance on widening the reach of PDS," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “That’s the reason, a lot of us have been saying that we need a stimulus package. That’s what the U.S. is doing, Japan is doing, Europe is doing. We really haven’t decided on a large enough stimulus package. We are still talking about 1% of GDP. United States has gone for 10% of GDP,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We should try to be optimistic about overall economic revival in India post-lockdown," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : "We have to take a chance on widening the reach of PDS," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “That’s the reason, a lot of us have been saying that we need a stimulus package. That’s what the U.S. is doing, Japan is doing, Europe is doing. We really haven’t decided on a large enough stimulus package. We are still talking about 1% of GDP. United States has gone for 10% of GDP,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, May 5, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We should try to be optimistic about overall economic revival in India post-lockdown," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : "We have to take a chance on widening the reach of PDS," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “We really haven’t decided on a large enough stimulus package. We are still talking about 1% of GDP. The United States has gone for 10% of GDP,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee suggested : "We need a direct cash transfer. Targetted spending may be costly. We need to go beyond the poorest. For example, pay the money to the bottom 60%. They will spend and it will add to further demand. I am saying we need to do it faster and make it more broad based. People need to be reassured that they will have some money in their hands, so they will not starve themselves," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:44:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “There was no premonition, or expectation. I never thought about it, I was completely surprised,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We should try to be optimistic about overall economic revival in India post-lockdown," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : "We have to take a chance on widening the reach of PDS," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee added : “Spending is easiest way to revive economy. It will have stimulus effect,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee suggested : "We need a direct cash transfer. Targetted spending may be costly. We need to go beyond the poorest. For example, pay the money to the bottom 60%. They will spend and it will add to further demand. I am saying we need to do it faster and make it more broad based. People need to be reassured that they will have some money in their hands, so they will not starve themselves," External link

news18 Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “I don’t think it is wise to give people money when the entire economy is shut. It will cause inflation,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “These stories — of women entering the workplace and bringing their families out of poverty, of programs lifting the trajectories of families — those stories will be easy to destroy,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, May 1, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “These stories, of women entering the workplace and bringing their families out of poverty, of programs lifting the trajectories of families, those stories will be easy to destroy,” External link

msn-uk Friday, May 1, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “These stories, of women entering the workplace and bringing their families out of poverty, of programmes lifting the trajectories of families, those stories will be easy to destroy,” External link

thehindu Thursday, April 30, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “These stories, of women entering the workplace and bringing their families out of poverty, of programs lifting the trajectories of families, those stories will be easy to destroy,” External link

nytimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “We haven’t done anything close to enough,” External link

Hindu Friday, April 24, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “We haven’t done anything close to enough,” External link

thehindu Friday, April 24, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “Even for India’s very poor Indians, Rs 500 is nothing. It is not quite there,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee recommended : “Print some money and do not think of inflation. We need to be quantitative in India and in large sums. This is a time to go wild. Go Keynesian!” External link

dhakatribune Saturday, April 11, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “We have set up a Global Advisory Board for COVID-19 response policy in West Bengal,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, April 7, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “Due to the lockdown, there is no revenue,” “We don’t know how long we have to stay like this. We have to plan for the future. The board will help us combat the present situation and will also help us combat the economic slowdown” External link

expressindia Tuesday, April 7, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “I feel the amount is too small right now keeping the situation in mind,” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, March 30, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “I feel the amount is too small right now keeping the situation in mind,” External link

news18 Monday, March 30, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “India and the US are similar in one very important way. The minorities are actually minorities. They are not anywhere close to being dominant,” External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, January 29, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee explained : “You could imagine a context when these are two equal groups, and you worry about the other group becoming too powerful. This is just not realistic here,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “The data was in the public domain for a while, and then the government said the data is bad,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “The image of people waiting at the border to rush in — there is no data for it,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “Poverty alleviation has been happening mostly on the strength of the fact that urban sector creates low skill jobs, and a lot of rural sector works in the urban sector and sends money back. That's the peak source of transmission of growth from urban sector to rural sector. And as soon as the urban sector slows down the rural sector, the people in construction work don't have as many jobs. All of that will feed back on the rural sector,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, January 28, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "Given the current state of inequality in India, a wealth tax is completely sensible. In such a case, more redistribution is required, and I expect this not to happen soon," External link

economictimes Tuesday, January 28, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “I don’t think there is any real fear that there will be a Muslim takeover in India” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, January 28, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "Given the current state of inequality in India, a wealth tax is completely sensible. In such a case, more redistribution is required, and I expect this not to happen soon," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "Given the current state of inequality in India, a wealth tax is completely sensible. In such a case, more redistribution is required, and I expect this not to happen soon," External link

economictimes Monday, January 27, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We never managed to quite organise it but one day we hope to use RCT for sports. We will see whether it does make them better sportspersons, change their lives and able to make them more focused all those things," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "Tennis is the ultimate challenge to me. It's little bit difficult for me, something that I hugely enjoy," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "I benefited enormously from a place (MIT) where I had the world's best potential PhD students. And that is important. All this work that I am taking credit for is mostly done by others," External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, January 26, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “India needs a better opposition. The opposition is the heart of democracy and the ruling party should want a better opposition to keep it under check,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, January 26, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "Budget deficit numbers are a little bit imaginary so in that sense I do not think it is a big deal to breach it, and I would not be supporting fiscal tightening right now," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 12, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "The real constraint is not money but attention. When people are worried about the macroeconomy, the attention to education would be lower which isn't a good thing," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 12, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “Fiscal deficit has been breached by a huge margin already. In that sense, I do not think that it is a big deal to breach it more. I would not be supporting fiscal tightening right now,” External link

economictimes Saturday, January 11, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "Fiscal deficit has been breached by a huge margin already. In that sense, I do not think that it is a big deal to breach it more. I would not be supporting fiscal tightening right now," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 11, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "To be honest, the federal govt provides very less fund for education as education is a state subject. Union government cutting Rs 3000 crores from the education budget is actually like a drop in the ocean as it is controlled by the state," "I think we should focus on doing more with the resources we have, our teachers are paid among the highest in the world relative to the GDP per capita, therefore we should be getting them to perform better," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 11, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “there was no evidence that low-skill migration on the whole depressed wages. If anything, low-skill immigrants take up jobs that nobody wants in those economies, and thereby create new opportunities for everyone else. Incidentally, there is some evidence that high-skilled immigrants, who are welcome in most countries, do depress local wages” External link

expressindia Wednesday, January 8, 2020 5:29:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “we are extremely close to a tipping point of a major recession” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 8, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “The critical problem in the Indian economy is demand. You definitely want to stimulate demand” “At the risk of being censured by my macro economic friends, I feel we should forget about Budget deficits and meeting targets. We should even forget about inflation targeting. Let the economy rip a bit. We want to be open-handed right now. Since we are still a pretty closed economy, I do not think it is hard for the government to be more open-handed,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 8, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “there was no evidence that low skill migration on the whole depressed wages. If anything, low-skill immigrants take up jobs that nobody wants in those economies, and thereby create new opportunities for everyone else. Incidentally, there is some evidence that high-skilled immigrants, who are welcome in most countries, do depress local wages” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 8, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “The recourse to violence is extremely frightening for the future sense of policy because it does create this worry for the youth of today. Their way of resolving a conflict is by beating other people. That’s the real worry for me,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 7, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “It is important to have a space where we can both disagree but still communicate. It is important for us to have that space to dissent. For an institution like the JNU, what is valuable is the sense that you can be both, somebody who has strong views and somebody who can deal with it intellectually without becoming violent,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 7, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “The recourse to violence is extremely frightening for the future sense of policy because it does create this worry for the youth of today. Their way of resolving a conflict is by beating other people. That’s the real worry for me,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 7, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “what was remarkable about JNU was that it was a safe space for dissent” “It is important for all of us to lay claim to that safe space. To say that it is important for our nation’s future that we have a culture where we can talk to each other without resorting to violence, where we disagree severely and nevertheless stay within the boundaries of conversation. I feel the issue is much deeper than who is to blame (for the violence),” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 7, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “It is important to have a space where we can both disagree but still communicate. It is important for us to have that space to dissent. For an institution like the JNU, what is valuable is the sense that you can be both, somebody who has strong views and somebody who can deal with it intellectually without becoming violent,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 7, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “The government needs to actually establish the truth of what happened and not let it get drowned in the chorus of counter accusations,” External link

news18 Monday, January 6, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee added : “I am really concerned about those who were injured. I wish everyone injured a speedy recovery,” External link

news18 Monday, January 6, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee written ( about Kanhaiya Kumar ) : “It was the summer of ’83 and we, the students of JNU, had gheraoed the vice-chancellor in his house for the umpteenth time. The pretext was the expulsion of the president of the student union, the Kanhaiya Kumar of the day, for reasons that escape me now,” External link

news18 Monday, January 6, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee added : "There is a lot of trying, but the important part is to measure success after trying—which is something that doesn't happen" External link

mid-day Monday, January 6, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “I would say that first no more cuts in corporate taxes … the corporate sector is sitting on cash, it is not investing. Why is it not investing? Because every sign of demand problem is there. Basically, if you talk to a lot of people in corporate sector, they say right now there is no market for them to sell. I think you have to get the demand side going. For that, you need to get money in the hands of people who will spend it now, people who need the money. Get the money in the hands of poorer people,” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 4, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “I don’t think I’m the specialist. What is my experience from field work is that when you have somebody with enormous amount of power, that (person) would decide whether or not you will be on this list or that list. He has a lot of power. And so if he is going to say, ‘look, I am not sure that you’re a proper citizen’. Forget about religion … many things could be worried about. I am saying just prima facie if I would be somebody living in a border district, I would be petrified by that thought. And just the fact that somebody is going to say ‘look I’m in charge of making this list, I could put doubtful next to your name or I could not and can even make Rs 10,000’. The government’s challenge there is very severe,” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 4, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “The clear fact is that the corporate sector is actually sitting on cash and is not investing. Why is it not investing? Because every sign of a demand problem is there You talk to people from the corporate sector, they say, right now, there is no market for what I need to sell,” “We have to get the demand side going. And for that, you need to get the money into the hands of the people who will spend it now,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 3, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “We should be worried about creating structures of the state, power structures which make you so vulnerable, you can be extorted in many ways” External link

Hindu Friday, January 3, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “This is what I’m most excited about right now,” External link

forbes Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “This is what I’m most excited about right now,” External link

forbes Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “If you actually want to deal with poverty, happiness and anger in the US, the government will need to have more resources,” External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “If you actually want to deal with poverty, happiness and anger in the U.S., the government will need to have more resources,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, December 7, 2019 5:50:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “We truly believe that this Nobel award is an award for the development economics community,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “You don’t boost growth by cutting taxes, you do that by giving money to people,” External link

taipeitimes Monday, November 4, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “Given the demand slump it’s not a bad thing for the government to be expansionary,” “If we want to stimulate demand and corporate tax cut doesn’t do that, which is my prediction, then what do we do” External link

taipeitimes Monday, November 4, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee afirmou : "Perante a queda na procura, não é mau o governo ser expansionista" External link

jornaldenegocios Saturday, November 2, 2019 8:32:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "Yes. It was very early in the morning. I'm not an early morning person. I figured it would be an assault to the system if I don't continue my sleep," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, October 27, 2019 7:04:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "reflects on the fact that somehow while we often pay lip service to the welfare of all, this is something that not always (is the) immediate focus of a prize like this," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, October 27, 2019 7:04:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee afirmou : "Diante da queda na demanda, não é ruim o governo ser expansionista" External link

uol Wednesday, October 23, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "You are giving incentives to the rich who are already sitting on tons of cash," External link

panarmenian-en Wednesday, October 23, 2019 3:37:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "It was a classic case of a glass half full, half empty" External link

outlookindia Wednesday, October 23, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "The crisis is critical and frightening and we should worry about it. We need some important and aggressive changes" External link

outlookindia Wednesday, October 23, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : “It feels nice to be back home. But I had a very hectic day. I even have a sore throat and I am feeling a bit sick. All I need is some rest now,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 23, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : “The reception I received in the city, right from the airport till my home, is overwhelming. But because of the hectic schedule I had through the day, I have fallen a bit sick and will be in a better position to cherish the reception on Wednesday,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 23, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee remarked ( about Narendra Modi ) : “I had a cordial and good meeting. PM Modi started by cracking a joke on how media is trying to trap me to say anti-Modi things... He’s been watching the TV and he’s been watching you guys. And he knows what you are trying to do,” External link

asianage Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:36:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : “One hears about policies but one rarely hears about the thinking behind it,” External link

gulf-times Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:01:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee added : “He talked about the way he sees governance in particular...and how it, therefore, creates structures of elite control over the governance process,” “And in that process, he very nicely explained how he is trying to reform the bureaucracy to make it more responsive, to understand the ways in which people’s views need to be taken into account,” External link

gulf-times Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:01:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “The Prime Minister was kind enough to give me quite a lot of time and to talk about his way of thinking about India, which was quite unique because one hears a lot about policies but one rarely hears about the thinking behind it” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, October 23, 2019 1:03:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “He’s been watching TV and he’s been watching you guys. He knows what you are trying to do,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “It was really a privilege to have this meeting with the PM. He was kind enough to give me quite a lot of time and to talk about his way of thinking about India, which was quite unique because one hears about policies but one rarely hears about the thinking behind that,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “He very nicely explained how he is trying to reform bureaucracy to make it more responsive to understand the ways in which people’s views need to be taken into account, expose them more to the reality on the ground,” “I think it’s an important point for India to create a bureaucracy that actually lives on the ground and gets its stimulus from how life is on the ground. Without that we get an unresponsive government. Thank you PM that was a unique experience for me,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee added ( about Narendra Modi ) : "He (Modi) talked about the way he sees governance in particular ... and how it, therefore, creates structures of elite control over the governance process," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 22, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee added ( about Narendra Modi ) : "He (Modi) talked about the way he sees governance in particular ... and how it, therefore, creates structures of elite control over the governance process," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 22, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT



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Mamata Banerjee said ( about Abhijit Banerjee ) : "When a disaster or pandemic comes, a plan should be kept ready. For showing a future path to economic development, we have set up a global advisory board to frame the coronavirus response policy in Bengal. I want good people on the board and Abhijit Banerjee will head the team," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, April 7, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Sanjoy Roy said ( about Abhijit Banerjee ) : “About 250 speakers will attend the festival, of whom 114 are award-winning authors. Climate emergency is going to be one of the main themes of the festival, besides artificial intelligence, history and economy, which is the need of the hour, and the reason we will have Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee attending the event,” External link

thehindu Saturday, December 14, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Sanjoy Roy said ( about Abhijit Banerjee ) : “About 250 speakers will attend the festival, of whom 114 are award-winning authors. Climate emergency is going to be one of the main themes of the festival, besides artificial intelligence, history and economy, which is the need of the hour, and the reason we will have Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee attending the event,” External link

Hindu Saturday, December 14, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Sanjoy Roy told ( about Abhijit Banerjee ) : "About 250 speakers will attend the festival, of whom 114 are award-winning authors. Climate emergency is going to be one of the main themes of the festival, besides artificial intelligence, history and economy, which is the need of the hour, and the reason we will have Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee attending the event," External link

business-standard Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Nusrat Jehan said ( about Abhijit Banerjee ) : “I had read in TOI that Abhijit Banerjee loves hilsa but his mother was finding it difficult to get good fish in Kolkata markets. So I presented a fish to them,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 23, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

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Abhijit Banerjee said : “Spending is easiest way to revive economy. It will have stimulus effect,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee says : “Yes, this disruption was needed in terms of how we were only becoming consumers, how we were relegating, delegating to a lesser someone, the excessive materialism that had seeped in, etc. So we needed someone to stick their neck out and say let’s redefine what school means,” External link

expressindia Saturday, May 23, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee noted : "It is the responsibility of the Centre as the migrant workers pass through various states to reach their homes," External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee noted : "It is the responsibility of the Centre as the migrant workers pass through various states to reach their homes," External link

outlookindia Tuesday, May 12, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee noted : "It is the responsibility of the Centre as the migrant workers pass through various states to reach their homes," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:31:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee noted : "It is the responsibility of the Centre as the migrant workers pass through various states to reach their homes," External link

news18 Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : “I am being impersonated on Twitter. There are now at least two different fake accounts, which include ‘AbhijitBanerj’ and ‘AbhijitBabrjee’. They have not been shut down yet. Let me clear one thing that I am not on Twitter. I lodged a complaint with Twitter and hope they will do the needful,” External link

news18 Wednesday, May 6, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : "We have to take a chance on widening the reach of PDS," External link

firstpost Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:58:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We should try to be optimistic about overall economic revival in India post-lockdown," External link

firstpost Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:58:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “That’s the reason a lot of us have been saying that we need a stimulus package,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “I think spending is the easiest way to revive the economy. Because then MSMEs get money, they spend it and then it has the usual Keynesian chain reaction,” “We cannot shut the entire retail sector because they are situated in the coronavirus red zone,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:16:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : "We have to take a chance on widening the reach of PDS," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We should try to be optimistic about overall economic revival in India post-lockdown," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : "We have to take a chance on widening the reach of PDS," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We should try to be optimistic about overall economic revival in India post-lockdown," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : "We have to take a chance on widening the reach of PDS," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We should try to be optimistic about overall economic revival in India post-lockdown," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:44:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : "We have to take a chance on widening the reach of PDS," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We should try to be optimistic about overall economic revival in India post-lockdown," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "That's the reason a lot of us have been saying that we need a stimulus package," "That's what the U.S. is doing, Japan is doing, Europe is doing. We (India) really haven't decided on a large enough stimulus package. We are still talking about 1 percent of GDP. The United States has gone for 10 percent of GDP" External link

timesofoman Tuesday, May 5, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "I would say bottom 60 percent of the population, we give them some money, nothing bad will happen in my view," External link

timesofoman Tuesday, May 5, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We should try to be optimistic about overall economic revival in India post-lockdown," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : "We have to take a chance on widening the reach of PDS," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "That's the reason a lot of us have been saying that we need a stimulus package," "That's what the U.S. is doing, Japan is doing, Europe is doing. We (India) really haven't decided on a large enough stimulus package. We are still talking about 1 percent of GDP. The United States has gone for 10 percent of GDP" External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "I would say bottom 60 percent of the population, we give them some money, nothing bad will happen in my view," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We should try to be optimistic about overall economic revival in India post-lockdown," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : "We have to take a chance on widening the reach of PDS," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “That’s the reason, a lot of us have been saying that we need a stimulus package. That’s what the U.S. is doing, Japan is doing, Europe is doing. We really haven’t decided on a large enough stimulus package. We are still talking about 1% of GDP. United States has gone for 10% of GDP,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We should try to be optimistic about overall economic revival in India post-lockdown," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : "We have to take a chance on widening the reach of PDS," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “That’s the reason, a lot of us have been saying that we need a stimulus package. That’s what the U.S. is doing, Japan is doing, Europe is doing. We really haven’t decided on a large enough stimulus package. We are still talking about 1% of GDP. United States has gone for 10% of GDP,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, May 5, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We should try to be optimistic about overall economic revival in India post-lockdown," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : "We have to take a chance on widening the reach of PDS," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “We really haven’t decided on a large enough stimulus package. We are still talking about 1% of GDP. The United States has gone for 10% of GDP,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee suggested : "We need a direct cash transfer. Targetted spending may be costly. We need to go beyond the poorest. For example, pay the money to the bottom 60%. They will spend and it will add to further demand. I am saying we need to do it faster and make it more broad based. People need to be reassured that they will have some money in their hands, so they will not starve themselves," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:44:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “There was no premonition, or expectation. I never thought about it, I was completely surprised,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We should try to be optimistic about overall economic revival in India post-lockdown," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : "We have to take a chance on widening the reach of PDS," External link

firstpost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee added : “Spending is easiest way to revive economy. It will have stimulus effect,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee suggested : "We need a direct cash transfer. Targetted spending may be costly. We need to go beyond the poorest. For example, pay the money to the bottom 60%. They will spend and it will add to further demand. I am saying we need to do it faster and make it more broad based. People need to be reassured that they will have some money in their hands, so they will not starve themselves," External link

news18 Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “I don’t think it is wise to give people money when the entire economy is shut. It will cause inflation,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “These stories — of women entering the workplace and bringing their families out of poverty, of programs lifting the trajectories of families — those stories will be easy to destroy,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, May 1, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “These stories, of women entering the workplace and bringing their families out of poverty, of programs lifting the trajectories of families, those stories will be easy to destroy,” External link

msn-uk Friday, May 1, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “These stories, of women entering the workplace and bringing their families out of poverty, of programmes lifting the trajectories of families, those stories will be easy to destroy,” External link

thehindu Thursday, April 30, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “These stories, of women entering the workplace and bringing their families out of poverty, of programs lifting the trajectories of families, those stories will be easy to destroy,” External link

nytimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “We haven’t done anything close to enough,” External link

Hindu Friday, April 24, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “We haven’t done anything close to enough,” External link

thehindu Friday, April 24, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “Even for India’s very poor Indians, Rs 500 is nothing. It is not quite there,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee recommended : “Print some money and do not think of inflation. We need to be quantitative in India and in large sums. This is a time to go wild. Go Keynesian!” External link

dhakatribune Saturday, April 11, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “We have set up a Global Advisory Board for COVID-19 response policy in West Bengal,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, April 7, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “Due to the lockdown, there is no revenue,” “We don’t know how long we have to stay like this. We have to plan for the future. The board will help us combat the present situation and will also help us combat the economic slowdown” External link

expressindia Tuesday, April 7, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “I feel the amount is too small right now keeping the situation in mind,” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, March 30, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “I feel the amount is too small right now keeping the situation in mind,” External link

news18 Monday, March 30, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “India and the US are similar in one very important way. The minorities are actually minorities. They are not anywhere close to being dominant,” External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, January 29, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee explained : “You could imagine a context when these are two equal groups, and you worry about the other group becoming too powerful. This is just not realistic here,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “The data was in the public domain for a while, and then the government said the data is bad,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “The image of people waiting at the border to rush in — there is no data for it,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “Poverty alleviation has been happening mostly on the strength of the fact that urban sector creates low skill jobs, and a lot of rural sector works in the urban sector and sends money back. That's the peak source of transmission of growth from urban sector to rural sector. And as soon as the urban sector slows down the rural sector, the people in construction work don't have as many jobs. All of that will feed back on the rural sector,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, January 28, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "Given the current state of inequality in India, a wealth tax is completely sensible. In such a case, more redistribution is required, and I expect this not to happen soon," External link

economictimes Tuesday, January 28, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “I don’t think there is any real fear that there will be a Muslim takeover in India” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, January 28, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "Given the current state of inequality in India, a wealth tax is completely sensible. In such a case, more redistribution is required, and I expect this not to happen soon," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "Given the current state of inequality in India, a wealth tax is completely sensible. In such a case, more redistribution is required, and I expect this not to happen soon," External link

economictimes Monday, January 27, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "We never managed to quite organise it but one day we hope to use RCT for sports. We will see whether it does make them better sportspersons, change their lives and able to make them more focused all those things," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "Tennis is the ultimate challenge to me. It's little bit difficult for me, something that I hugely enjoy," External link

business-standard Monday, January 27, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "I benefited enormously from a place (MIT) where I had the world's best potential PhD students. And that is important. All this work that I am taking credit for is mostly done by others," External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, January 26, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “India needs a better opposition. The opposition is the heart of democracy and the ruling party should want a better opposition to keep it under check,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, January 26, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "Budget deficit numbers are a little bit imaginary so in that sense I do not think it is a big deal to breach it, and I would not be supporting fiscal tightening right now," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 12, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "The real constraint is not money but attention. When people are worried about the macroeconomy, the attention to education would be lower which isn't a good thing," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 12, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “Fiscal deficit has been breached by a huge margin already. In that sense, I do not think that it is a big deal to breach it more. I would not be supporting fiscal tightening right now,” External link

economictimes Saturday, January 11, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "Fiscal deficit has been breached by a huge margin already. In that sense, I do not think that it is a big deal to breach it more. I would not be supporting fiscal tightening right now," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 11, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "To be honest, the federal govt provides very less fund for education as education is a state subject. Union government cutting Rs 3000 crores from the education budget is actually like a drop in the ocean as it is controlled by the state," "I think we should focus on doing more with the resources we have, our teachers are paid among the highest in the world relative to the GDP per capita, therefore we should be getting them to perform better," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 11, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “there was no evidence that low-skill migration on the whole depressed wages. If anything, low-skill immigrants take up jobs that nobody wants in those economies, and thereby create new opportunities for everyone else. Incidentally, there is some evidence that high-skilled immigrants, who are welcome in most countries, do depress local wages” External link

expressindia Wednesday, January 8, 2020 5:29:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “we are extremely close to a tipping point of a major recession” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 8, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “The critical problem in the Indian economy is demand. You definitely want to stimulate demand” “At the risk of being censured by my macro economic friends, I feel we should forget about Budget deficits and meeting targets. We should even forget about inflation targeting. Let the economy rip a bit. We want to be open-handed right now. Since we are still a pretty closed economy, I do not think it is hard for the government to be more open-handed,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 8, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “there was no evidence that low skill migration on the whole depressed wages. If anything, low-skill immigrants take up jobs that nobody wants in those economies, and thereby create new opportunities for everyone else. Incidentally, there is some evidence that high-skilled immigrants, who are welcome in most countries, do depress local wages” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 8, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “The recourse to violence is extremely frightening for the future sense of policy because it does create this worry for the youth of today. Their way of resolving a conflict is by beating other people. That’s the real worry for me,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 7, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “It is important to have a space where we can both disagree but still communicate. It is important for us to have that space to dissent. For an institution like the JNU, what is valuable is the sense that you can be both, somebody who has strong views and somebody who can deal with it intellectually without becoming violent,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 7, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “The recourse to violence is extremely frightening for the future sense of policy because it does create this worry for the youth of today. Their way of resolving a conflict is by beating other people. That’s the real worry for me,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 7, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “what was remarkable about JNU was that it was a safe space for dissent” “It is important for all of us to lay claim to that safe space. To say that it is important for our nation’s future that we have a culture where we can talk to each other without resorting to violence, where we disagree severely and nevertheless stay within the boundaries of conversation. I feel the issue is much deeper than who is to blame (for the violence),” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 7, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “It is important to have a space where we can both disagree but still communicate. It is important for us to have that space to dissent. For an institution like the JNU, what is valuable is the sense that you can be both, somebody who has strong views and somebody who can deal with it intellectually without becoming violent,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 7, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “The government needs to actually establish the truth of what happened and not let it get drowned in the chorus of counter accusations,” External link

news18 Monday, January 6, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee added : “I am really concerned about those who were injured. I wish everyone injured a speedy recovery,” External link

news18 Monday, January 6, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee written ( about Kanhaiya Kumar ) : “It was the summer of ’83 and we, the students of JNU, had gheraoed the vice-chancellor in his house for the umpteenth time. The pretext was the expulsion of the president of the student union, the Kanhaiya Kumar of the day, for reasons that escape me now,” External link

news18 Monday, January 6, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee added : "There is a lot of trying, but the important part is to measure success after trying—which is something that doesn't happen" External link

mid-day Monday, January 6, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “I would say that first no more cuts in corporate taxes … the corporate sector is sitting on cash, it is not investing. Why is it not investing? Because every sign of demand problem is there. Basically, if you talk to a lot of people in corporate sector, they say right now there is no market for them to sell. I think you have to get the demand side going. For that, you need to get money in the hands of people who will spend it now, people who need the money. Get the money in the hands of poorer people,” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 4, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “I don’t think I’m the specialist. What is my experience from field work is that when you have somebody with enormous amount of power, that (person) would decide whether or not you will be on this list or that list. He has a lot of power. And so if he is going to say, ‘look, I am not sure that you’re a proper citizen’. Forget about religion … many things could be worried about. I am saying just prima facie if I would be somebody living in a border district, I would be petrified by that thought. And just the fact that somebody is going to say ‘look I’m in charge of making this list, I could put doubtful next to your name or I could not and can even make Rs 10,000’. The government’s challenge there is very severe,” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 4, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “The clear fact is that the corporate sector is actually sitting on cash and is not investing. Why is it not investing? Because every sign of a demand problem is there You talk to people from the corporate sector, they say, right now, there is no market for what I need to sell,” “We have to get the demand side going. And for that, you need to get the money into the hands of the people who will spend it now,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 3, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “We should be worried about creating structures of the state, power structures which make you so vulnerable, you can be extorted in many ways” External link

Hindu Friday, January 3, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “This is what I’m most excited about right now,” External link

forbes Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “This is what I’m most excited about right now,” External link

forbes Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “If you actually want to deal with poverty, happiness and anger in the US, the government will need to have more resources,” External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “If you actually want to deal with poverty, happiness and anger in the U.S., the government will need to have more resources,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, December 7, 2019 5:50:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “We truly believe that this Nobel award is an award for the development economics community,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “You don’t boost growth by cutting taxes, you do that by giving money to people,” External link

taipeitimes Monday, November 4, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “Given the demand slump it’s not a bad thing for the government to be expansionary,” “If we want to stimulate demand and corporate tax cut doesn’t do that, which is my prediction, then what do we do” External link

taipeitimes Monday, November 4, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee afirmou : "Perante a queda na procura, não é mau o governo ser expansionista" External link

jornaldenegocios Saturday, November 2, 2019 8:32:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "Yes. It was very early in the morning. I'm not an early morning person. I figured it would be an assault to the system if I don't continue my sleep," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, October 27, 2019 7:04:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "reflects on the fact that somehow while we often pay lip service to the welfare of all, this is something that not always (is the) immediate focus of a prize like this," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, October 27, 2019 7:04:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee afirmou : "Diante da queda na demanda, não é ruim o governo ser expansionista" External link

uol Wednesday, October 23, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "You are giving incentives to the rich who are already sitting on tons of cash," External link

panarmenian-en Wednesday, October 23, 2019 3:37:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "It was a classic case of a glass half full, half empty" External link

outlookindia Wednesday, October 23, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : "The crisis is critical and frightening and we should worry about it. We need some important and aggressive changes" External link

outlookindia Wednesday, October 23, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : “It feels nice to be back home. But I had a very hectic day. I even have a sore throat and I am feeling a bit sick. All I need is some rest now,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 23, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : “The reception I received in the city, right from the airport till my home, is overwhelming. But because of the hectic schedule I had through the day, I have fallen a bit sick and will be in a better position to cherish the reception on Wednesday,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 23, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee remarked ( about Narendra Modi ) : “I had a cordial and good meeting. PM Modi started by cracking a joke on how media is trying to trap me to say anti-Modi things... He’s been watching the TV and he’s been watching you guys. And he knows what you are trying to do,” External link

asianage Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:36:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee told : “One hears about policies but one rarely hears about the thinking behind it,” External link

gulf-times Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:01:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee added : “He talked about the way he sees governance in particular...and how it, therefore, creates structures of elite control over the governance process,” “And in that process, he very nicely explained how he is trying to reform the bureaucracy to make it more responsive, to understand the ways in which people’s views need to be taken into account,” External link

gulf-times Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:01:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “The Prime Minister was kind enough to give me quite a lot of time and to talk about his way of thinking about India, which was quite unique because one hears a lot about policies but one rarely hears about the thinking behind it” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, October 23, 2019 1:03:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “He’s been watching TV and he’s been watching you guys. He knows what you are trying to do,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “It was really a privilege to have this meeting with the PM. He was kind enough to give me quite a lot of time and to talk about his way of thinking about India, which was quite unique because one hears about policies but one rarely hears about the thinking behind that,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee said : “He very nicely explained how he is trying to reform bureaucracy to make it more responsive to understand the ways in which people’s views need to be taken into account, expose them more to the reality on the ground,” “I think it’s an important point for India to create a bureaucracy that actually lives on the ground and gets its stimulus from how life is on the ground. Without that we get an unresponsive government. Thank you PM that was a unique experience for me,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:48:00 AM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee added ( about Narendra Modi ) : "He (Modi) talked about the way he sees governance in particular ... and how it, therefore, creates structures of elite control over the governance process," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 22, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Abhijit Banerjee added ( about Narendra Modi ) : "He (Modi) talked about the way he sees governance in particular ... and how it, therefore, creates structures of elite control over the governance process," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 22, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT



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professor of economics28.57%EN10/22/201622/10/2016
player28.57%EN07/01/201601/07/2016
ford foundation international professor14.29%EN05/29/201629/05/2016
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Abhijit BanerjeeEN85.19%
Abhijit BanerjeeDE7.41%
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Mamata Banerjee said ( about Abhijit Banerjee ) : "When a disaster or pandemic comes, a plan should be kept ready. For showing a future path to economic development, we have set up a global advisory board to frame the coronavirus response policy in Bengal. I want good people on the board and Abhijit Banerjee will head the team," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, April 7, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Sanjoy Roy said ( about Abhijit Banerjee ) : “About 250 speakers will attend the festival, of whom 114 are award-winning authors. Climate emergency is going to be one of the main themes of the festival, besides artificial intelligence, history and economy, which is the need of the hour, and the reason we will have Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee attending the event,” External link

thehindu Saturday, December 14, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Sanjoy Roy said ( about Abhijit Banerjee ) : “About 250 speakers will attend the festival, of whom 114 are award-winning authors. Climate emergency is going to be one of the main themes of the festival, besides artificial intelligence, history and economy, which is the need of the hour, and the reason we will have Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee attending the event,” External link

Hindu Saturday, December 14, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Sanjoy Roy told ( about Abhijit Banerjee ) : "About 250 speakers will attend the festival, of whom 114 are award-winning authors. Climate emergency is going to be one of the main themes of the festival, besides artificial intelligence, history and economy, which is the need of the hour, and the reason we will have Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee attending the event," External link

business-standard Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Nusrat Jehan said ( about Abhijit Banerjee ) : “I had read in TOI that Abhijit Banerjee loves hilsa but his mother was finding it difficult to get good fish in Kolkata markets. So I presented a fish to them,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 23, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT