Next time someone annoyingly asks you – Melody itni Chocolaty kyun hai?
Send them this.
— Floyd (@floydian_sleep) October 13, 2019
Congratulations to the husband-wife duo of Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo for winning the Nobel Prize in Economics.
In this thread I will tweet stuff I have written on the basis of their research. This will give a basic idea of what their research is all about.
— शिक्षित बेरोज़गार (@kaul_vivek) October 14, 2019
This year's choice is heart-warming, because it reaffirms the need for a scientific frame to look at issues pertaining to Economics.
Essentially, what Banerjee, Duflo, and Kremer have done is to study the poor, with a keen, scientific eye, as though it was a lab experiment. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/PSnwUxCFxg
— Anand Ranganathan (@ARanganathan72) October 14, 2019
Angus Deaton and Nancy Cartwright on the limits of randomized control trials as a development tool.
(Political economy matters). https://t.co/582wToWRq1
— Prateek Raj | प्रतीक राज (@PrateekRaj_) October 14, 2019
Breaking my #EconTwitter lurker status bc of today's wonderful news. Just wanted to join the chorus and emphasize that in addition to being a brilliant and world-changing thinker, Michael Kremer is one of the kindest and most down-to-earth people I know. A quick story: (1/4)
— Matthew Goodkin-Gold (@MatthewGGEcon) October 14, 2019