Esther Duflo was awarded the Prize in Economic Sciences for her work fighting poverty. On 9 December Duflo and other Nobel Laureates will be discussing how we can make a change to our world through education. Sign up to join in the event online at:
In 2019, colleagues and married couple Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee received the news that they had been awarded the 2019 Prize in Economic Sciences. They became the fifth couple to share a prize. Who will receive the call this year? Stay tuned to find out very soon.
As a young girl Esther Duflo dreamt of becoming a change-maker. Today her research has improved the educational system in developing countries. On 9 December, Duflo will be participating in our online event on the topic 'The Challenge of Learning':
10-year-long random controlled trial finds positive impacts of a "big push" poverty alleviation program in India on consumption, income, and health, from Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Garima Sharma
The second woman and the youngest person to be awarded the Prize in Economic Sciences, Esther Duflo was born #OTD in 1972. Duflo shared the 2019 Prize in Economic Sciences with Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer. Happy birthday to Esther Duflo - join us in congratulating her!
2019 Economic Sciences Laureates Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer used innovative research based on field experiments to develop a new approach to alleviate global poverty. Read more about their research: #EndPoverty
"Abhijit said, 'I'm going back to sleep.'" Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee recall how they discovered they had been awarded the 2019 Prize in Economic Sciences - at 5am in the morning. Which economist(s) will be receiving the call this year?
Listen to our newest podcast episode featuring Esther Duflo. We discuss topics such as the fears and prejudices connected to migration and the world in coronavirus times. Duflo explains how her drive to understand and fight poverty began at an early age:
"Showing that it is possible for a woman to succeed and be recognised for success I hope is going to inspire many, many other women to continue working and many other men to give them the respect they deserve." - Esther Duflo at today's press conference announcing her prize.
Watch Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer receive their medals and diplomas at the #NobelPrize award ceremony today. Congratulations! They were awarded the 2019 Prize in Economic Sciences “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”
BREAKING NEWS: The 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.” #NobelPrize
?Watch: Abhijit Banerjee receiving the Nobel Prize. He was awarded the 2019 #NobelPrize in Economic Sciences along with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.
The fifth married couple that jointly have been awarded a Nobel Prize or Prize in Economic Sciences - Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee! This picture of them outside their home in Boston, USA, was taken after the announcement of the 2019 Prize in Economic Sciences. #NobelFacts
I also congratulate Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for wining the prestigious Nobel.