Nobel laureate among Tamil Nadu's new economic advisers as Indian state plans recovery from Covid-19

Nobel laureate Esther Duflo teaches poverty alleviation and development economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Nobel laureate Esther Duflo teaches poverty alleviation and development economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.PHOTO: ESTHER DUFLO/FACEBOOK

BANGALORE - Tamil Nadu has put together a dream team of economic advisers that includes Nobel laureate Esther Duflo, former Indian central bank chief Raghuram Rajan and development economist Jean Dreze.

A state government order on Monday (June 21) said the experts will help revive the state's economy, which has been bruised by Covid-19.

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