Nobel Prize 2019 was awarded to 14 brilliant minds who made a notable contribution, including one Indian, in 2019. We have listed down all the winners.
The Nobel Prize is considered to be one of the most renowned awards in the field of Chemistry, Literature, Peace, Physics, and Physiology or Medicine. The award named after the notable Swedish chemist, engineer and industrialist Alfred Nobel, was established in 1895. Like every year before, the contributions of some of the most brilliant minds in the world were awarded the Nobel Prize. Among them was Abhijit Banerjee who received the laurel for his contribution in the field of economics. Besides him, 13 other scholars were also part of the Nobel Prize 2019 winners list.
The 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”#NobelPrize pic.twitter.com/SuJfPoRe2N
— The Nobel Prize (@NobelPrize) October 14, 2019
Abhijit Banerjee who belongs from Calcutta is a Harvard graduate where he got his PhD in 1988. He is the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and shares the Nobel Prize 2019 with his wife French-American economist Esther Duflo. Esther was born in Paris and is the professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is also the co-founder and co-director of Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab.
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🎉 PRIX NOBEL 🎉 Félicitations à Esther Duflo, qui s'est vue décerner aujourd'hui le prix Nobel d'économie, avec Michael Kremer et Abhijit Benerjee ! 🏆 . En 2013, Esther Duflo était le Grand Témoin de l'éléphant : retrouvez son interview sur notre site internet ou dans le numéro 4 de la revue, disponible sur notre boutique en ligne ! . #economie #Nobel2019 #prixNobel #prixnobeldeconomie #EstherDuflo #interview #lelephant #lelephantlarevue #culturegenerale #revue #mag #mook
The research that won the Nobel Prize 2019 was focused on how the problem of poverty can be tackled. They tried breaking the problem down into smaller parts and focusing on finding precise questions on aspects like healthcare and education. Economics is the last set of awards to be announced at Nobel Prize 2019.
Here is the list of all the Nobel prize winners of 2019:
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2019
James Peebles “for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology”
Michel Mayor “for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star”
Didier Queloz “for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star”
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019
John B. Goodenough “for the development of lithium-ion batteries”
M. Stanley Whittingham “for the development of lithium-ion batteries”
Akira Yoshino “for the development of lithium-ion batteries”
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019
William G. Kaelin Jr “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability”
Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability”
Gregg L. Semenza “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability”
The Nobel Peace Prize 2019
Abiy Ahmed Ali ”for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea”