Posts Tagged ‘economist’

India is in the middle of an independence movement. For women. As the country marches forward with high economic growth rates, millions of women in cities have come out of their homes. They go to colleges, universities, IITs and IIMs. They can be seen on the streets, in buses, metros, offices, malls, movie halls,...

 Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee teaches economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also a co-Founder and a Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab. In 2009 he won the inaugural Infosys Prize in Economics. He is the author of A Short History of Poverty Measurement. Here are his best reads in...