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Dr. Angus Deaton

Professor of Economics and International Affairs

Dr. Angus Deaton is the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Economics Department at Princeton University. His current research focuses on the determinants of health in rich and poor countries, as well as on the measurement of poverty in India and around the world. He also maintains a long-standing interest in the analysis of household surveys. His main current research areas are in health, wellbeing, and economic development. He is the recipient of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Economics.

He is a British citizen, and previously taught at Cambridge University and the University of Bristol. He is a corresponding Fellow of the British Academy, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and of the Econometric Society and, in 1978, was the first recipient of the Society’s Frisch Medal. He was President of the American Economic Association in 2009.