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Abstract

Nobel Memorial Prize in economics is selected by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and first awarded in the domain in 1969; the latest in 2019 was awarded to the Indian-born American economist Prof. Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee along with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer. The present study attempted to measure and analyse the research publications of Prof. Banerjee during 1987 to 2019 based on the data available in Google Scholar database. A total of 333 documents published during this period in which 35.74 percent were published as journal articles. Till 2004 the mean relative growth rate of his publications was 0.237 and doubling time was 3.29 whereas from 2005 to 2019 the relative growth rate decreased to 0.077 and the time for doubling increased to 10.20. Esther Duflo was the most prolific co-author of the publications of Prof. Banerjee with 120 documents shared out of 333 by them. The collaboration rate of all publications was 0.89 identifies most of his publications written in collaboration. The journal he used for most of his research to publish was mainly USA based. He has produced numbers of publications which received huge citations, and during May, 2020 the h-index counted 87 according to Goggle Scholar citation counts.

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