Pieces in Popular Press
Subsidies Have a Very Poor Design and Very Little Imagination
April 2, 2013 - Business Today
Abhijit Banerjee on improving the design of subsidies for the poor.
It’s Plane and Simple
March 31, 2013 – The Hindustan Times
The Poor Are Not Zombies
March 22, 2013 - India Today
A Wannabe Nation
March 6, 2013 – The Hindustan Times
New Day, New Start
January 1, 2013 – Hindustan Times
December 6, 2012 - Financial Times Urban Ingenuity Magazine
The poorest people are often the most ingenious because they are forced to make up for the failures of their leaders.
It’s Time to Get Real
October 30, 2012 - Hindustan Times
October 01, 2012 - Hindustan Times
Indian Economist on UN Panel on Post-2015 Agenda
August 1, 2012 – Hindustan Times
Abhijit Banerjee among 26 people who have been named by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon as members of a high-level panel to advise the world body on the global development agenda beyond 2015.
Not Fired with Logic
July 25, 2012 – Hindustan Times
A Rich Chat With the ‘Poor’ Economist
May 14, 2012 - The Telegraph India
Abhijit Banerjee is interviewed by the Telegraph after being crowned Shera’s Shera at the STAR Ananda Shera Bangali Awards 2012.
Abhijit Banerjee: 'The poor, probably rightly, see that their chances of getting somewhere different are minimal'
April 22, 2012 – The Guardian
On why aid that assumes the poor will do the right thing is misguided – and why political corruption does not necessarily mean economic stagnation.
Not Caste in Stone
April 9, 2012 - Hindustan Times
Global development podcast: spotlight on the battle against global poverty
March 27, 2012 - The Guardian
Abhijit Banerjee discusses development goals for global poverty in a podcast recorded at The Guardian's Open weekend.
Fund and Flag
February 21, 2012 - Indian Express
And That is a Fact
February 2, 2012 - Hindustan Times
Five Questions with Prof. Banerjee
January 21, 2012 – The New York Times
Prof. Banerjee is interviewed in The New York Times' India Ink blog.
This is Tunnel Vision
December 27, 2011 - Hindustan Times
Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo Named Top Global Thinkers
December 1, 2011 - Foreign Policy
Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo named Foreign Policy's Top 100 Global Thinkers of 2011.
November 13, 2011 - Hindustan Times
Draw the Right Line
October 24, 2011 - Hindustan Times
The Plots Thicken
September 19, 2011 - Hindustan Times
MIT economist on why policies fail in India
September 1, 2011 - The Telegraph
Ride with the Tide
August 24, 2011 - The Telegraph
Promise Is Not Delivery
August 12, 2011 – India Today
Tea With The Economist: Abhijit Banerjee
July 21, 2011 - The Economist
Abhijit shares his radical ideas for fighting global poverty.
Poor Economics: Rethink on Poverty?
July 22, 2011 - NDTV
Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo appear on NDTV To discuss how policies that deal with poverty alleviation are often based on cultural and literary stereotypes of how the poor are "lazy or enterprising, noble or thievish, angry or passive, helpless or self-sufficient."
Breaking Down the Poverty Problem
July 13, 2011 - Forbes India
One Size Does Not Fit All
July 18, 2011 - India Today
There Are No Magic Bullets to Eradicate Poverty
July 24, 2011 - Business India
The Guardian Business podcast: Greece and the Effectiveness of International Aid
The Greek debt crisis worsens as ratings agencies threaten further downgrades. Plus Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo discuss their new book Poor Economics
Change That Bengal Needs - Mihir S.Sharma
May 22, 2011 - Indian Express
Making Things Work in Bengal
May 16, 2011 - Indian Express
Who is Getting Stuck in the Poverty Trap?
Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo are interviewed on WGBH's The Takeaway about their new book Poor Economics.
Contra la pobreza nos sobran teorías y faltan experimentos
May 3, 2011 - La Vanguardia
Interview with Abhijit Banerjee in La Vanguardia, Spain
Understanding The 'Economics' Of The World's Poor
May 5, 2011 - NPR
Economist Abhijit Banerjee argues that international aid organizations place too much focus on providing food, and should take a more nuanced approach to meeting the needs of their aid recipients.
New Thinking On Fighting Global Poverty
May 4, 2011 - NPR
Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo on On Point with Tom Ashbrook discussing the case for radical change in how the world fights global poverty.
Money Can Solve Corruption
April 17, 2011 - Hindustan Times
Every Problem Does Not Have a Solution
March 31, 2011 - Financial Express
A Platter of Choices
March 29, 2011 - Indian Express
Once There Was a City
March 27, 2011 - Hindustan Times
A Bend in the River
February 13, 2011 - Hindustan Times
Having Growth, Eating it too
January 20, 2011 - Indian Express
Let's Keep the Faith
December 27, 2010 - Hindustan Times
A Different Dividend
December 1, 2010 - Hindustan Times
Help Microfinance, Don't Kill It
November 26, 2010 - Indian Express
On a Different Track
October 5, 2010 - Hindustan Times
Tank Up for Growth
August 13, 2010 - Hindustan Times
Abhijit Banerjee on Microcredit
August 2010 - Executive Times
Our Terminal Illness
July 6, 2010 - Hindustan Times
Welcome, All Members
June 9, 2010 - Hindustan Times
Measured Success versus Failed Miracles
May 24, 2010 - Forbes India
May 4, 2010 - Hindustan Times
Lower the Barriers
March 28, 2010 - Hindustan Times
February 12, 2010 - Hindustan Times
An Economist for All Seasons
December 27, 2009 - Hindustan Times
The True Potential of UID
November 10, 2009 - Hindustan Times
Why Poor Need Unique ID
November 9, 2009 - Hindustan Times
October 14, 2009 - Hindustan Times
Making the Right Choice
April 21, 2009 - Hindustan Times
A Job Half Done
August 13, 2009 - Hindustan Times
More Than a Marginal Force
April 13, 2009 - Hindustan Times
Will Caste be the Future of Indian Politics?
April 4, 2009 - Hindustan Times
Start with the Ministers
May 2008 - Indian Express
A Bird Flu Over the Commie Nest
February 20, 2008 - Down to Earth
Inside the Machine
March/April 2007 - Boston Review
Cars, Not Land
March 31, 2007 - Down to Earth
Identity Politics Crisis
March 21, 2007 - Hindustan Times
A Prize for a Brave Man
November 2006 - Executive Times
New Development Economics and the Challenge to Theory
October 1, 2005 - Economic and Political Weekly
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