Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo And Michael Kremer won
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics for "combating poverty," the Swedish academy announced today. Abhijit Banerjee, a native of India, is an American citizen. He is a Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the US while Esther Duflo is a French American citizen. Michael Kremer also comes from the United States.
Esther Duflo, 47, was born in Paris and is currently a professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Michael Kremer, 55, is a professor at Harvard University and has a PhD from the university.