MIT professors Abhijit Banerjee, a 58-year-old who was born in India, and his wife Esther Duflo, who was born in France in 1972, shared the prize with Harvard’s Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty”.
“The research conducted by this year’s laureates has considerably improved our ability to fight global poverty,” the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on Monday.
“In just two decades, their...
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