Nobel Prize In Economics Science 2019 Awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for work on global poverty

Nobel Prize In Economics Science 2019 Awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for work on global poverty
Nobel Prize In Economics Science 2019 Awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for work on global poverty

Nobel Prize In Economics Science 2019 Awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for work on global poverty

Nobel Prize In Economics Science 2019: The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019 was awarded jointly to Indian-origin Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and 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. In just two decades, their new experiment-based approach has transformed development economics, which is now a flourishing field of research," according to the Nobel committee in a statement.

The Prize amount: 9 million Swedish krona, to be shared equally between the Laureates

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019

  • Abhijit Banerjee
  • Esther Duflo
  • Michael Kremer

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019

Abhijit Banerjee
Born: 21 February 1961, Mumbai, India

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019

Esther Duflo
Born: 1972, Paris, France 

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019

Michael Kremer
Born:1964

Female Laureates in Economic Sciences

Elinor Ostrom was the first female Laureate in Economic Sciences. Elinor Ostrom was awarded the Prize in 2009. Esther Duflo became the second female Laureate when she was awarded the prize in 2019.

Youngest Laureate in Economic Sciences

The youngest Laureate in Economic Sciences is Esther Duflo, who was 46 years old when she was awarded in 2019.


Oldest Laureate in Economic Sciences

The oldest Laureate in Economic Sciences to date is Leonid Hurwicz, who was 90 years old when he was awarded in 2007.


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