American economist of Indian origin Abhijit Banerjee received the 2019 Nobel Prize for economics in Stockholm, Sweden on December 10, along with fellow awardees Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer.

The trio won the prize for its “experimental approach to alleviating global poverty”.

Banerjee and his wife Duflo chose to wear Indian attire for the awards ceremony, with Banerjee dressed in a dhoti-kurta and Duflo in a saree.

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