Added on : 2019-10-14 16:29:37
The Nobel Prize for Economics has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for "fighting poverty", the Swedish academy announced today. Indian-born Abhijit Banerjee is an American citizen while Esther Duflo is French-American. Michael Kremer is also from the US. The trio was honoured "for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty," the jury said.