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Nobel-winning economist worried prize phone call was prank

The British-born winner of the Nobel Economics Prize joked on Monday that he worried the telephone call from Sweden alerting him of the award might have been a prank.

Lack of good economists impacting policy-making: Rajan

Rajan said there is a need for "rigorous fundamentals" in economics based on blood, sweat, tears and toil.

Delhi University fifth cut-off: Varsity door still open for sought-after courses

Delhi University on Monday night released the fifth cut-off list for the 2015 academic session, with preferred colleges like Lady Shri Ram (LSR), Hindu, Kirori Mal and Ramjas keeping their doors open for courses like Economics, English, B.Com (Honours) and Psychology.

DU cut-offs soar beyond perfect 100, thousands disappointed

While the steep cut-offs for UG courses in DU has caused widespread dismay amongst students, the soaring of the eligibility bar for some of them to beyond the perfect 100 per cent mark has been termed "absurd" and "unbelievable".

Regular, normal hours of study works: CBSE Class 12 topper

For CBSE Class 12 examination topper M Gayatri, sticking regularly to normal hours of study is the mantra of success.

Jean Tirole - Profile of a Nobel laureate

French economist Jean Tirole was on Monday awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics 2014 for his research on market power and regulation.

Jean Tirole wins Nobel Prize for Economics 2014

French economist Jean Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for research on market power and regulation.

Chidambaram hails Tamil Nadu for good economic condition

Chidambaram said that the "easy way" for people to understand economics was to study the transaction or usage of money in the country, as had been exemplified by Tamil Nadu.

Well-known Indian economics professor in US dead

Adhip Chaudhuri, an international economist who taught at Georgetown University, died in Vienna, Virginia, earlier this week from lung cancer, his family announced.

Chidambaram mocks Narendra Modi for ‘first lesson in economics’

Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday took potshots at Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi over his remarks allegedly made at an election rally in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur district.

`Government`s bad economics behind price rise`

No government deliberately forces price hike, is what Dr Sanjay Nirupam, Member of Parliament, Mumbai North, and Secretary, AICC, said on the show ‘Yuva Mange More’ – part of Zee Media series Bharat Bhagya Vidhata.

`We were not consulted for syllabus of Eco, Pol Science 4-yr course in DU`

Even as DU announced approval of syllabus for Eco & Pol Sc courses, a section of profs claimed that decisions were taken without any discussion.

Professors cry foul as DU announces Eco, Pol Science syllabus

Delhi Univ administration announced approval of syllabus for Economics and Political Science courses for four-year degree programme.

IGNOU revises masters programme in economics

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has revised the course material of its masters programme in economics, an official statement said Thursday.

Two Americans share 2012 Nobel Prize for Economics

Two US economists, Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley, won the 2012 Nobel prize for economics.

AI economics: Sell cheap, pay more for lease

When it comes to the aircraft sale and leasing policy of Air India, it looks like penny wise and pound foolish.