Nobel prize for economics to Angus Deaton

Capture d’écran 2015-10-19 à 11.58.06On October 12, 2015, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2015 to Angus Deaton “for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare”. Here are a few interesting resources about Deaton’s work.

  • An article published on the Conversation and written by Vincent O’Sullivan, Lecturer in Economics, Lancaster University: How data empowered the economic individual and gained a Nobel for Angus Deaton . In this article, Vincent O’Sullivan comments on the choice that “appears to favour the micro over the macro; the experience of individuals rather than the grand plans of policy makers.”
  • The scientific background: Consumption, poverty and welfare written by the Committee for the Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.
  • Capture d’écran 2015-10-19 à 12.08.30Here is his website at Princeton University: Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of International Affairs. Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School.