In pictures: Esther Duflo wears sari, husband Abhijit Banerjee dhoti as they receive Nobel Prize
Updated : 2019-12-11 11:14:17
Indian American economist Abhijit Banerjee and his wife Esther Duflo received their 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics at a ceremony in Stockholm on Tuesday. Banerjee donned a dhoti while Duflo sported a sari for the occasion. The husband-wife shared the prestigious award with fellow economist Michael Kremer. The three researchers were awarded "for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty." Banerjee and Duflo work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, while Kremer is the Gates Professor of Developing Societies at Harvard University.