GDP Foundation Congratulates Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo on winning coveted Nobel Prize

It must have been around sunrise Monday in Boston, home to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer, when The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced the Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences for 2019 to the three economists “for their experimental approach to alleviating poverty”. Their research has, over the last two decades, helped obtain reliable answers about the best ways to fight global poverty.