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Sandip Roy #309: Abhijit Banerjee wins a Nobel!

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Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo

Abhijit Banerjee, an MIT economist from Kolkata, India wins a Nobel Prize for his work on alleviating global poverty.

MIT economists Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo were named co-winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in economic sciences. They share the award with Harvard University's Michael Kremer.