Angus S. Deaton is the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economics and International Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Economics Department at Princeton University. In 2015, he was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare. He is the author of five books, including the 2013 The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality.
Angus Deaton’s main interests are in health, development, and well-being. He has taught at Cambridge University and at the University of Bristol. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, of the British Academy, or the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and of the Econometric Society, and was the first recipient of the Society’s Frisch Medal for Applied Econometrics. His current pursuits include research on poverty and inequality around the world, as well as on the determinants of health and well-being, particularly on relationships with income, both domestically and internationally. He was President of the American Economic Association in 2009. Ph.D. Cambridge University, D.Sc (Econ) University College, London, Doctor of Letters, University of St Andrews, Doctor of Social Science, Universuty of Edinburgh.
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