Angus Deaton

Angus Deaton

He is Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economics and International Affairs Emeritus at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Economics Department at Princeton University and is Presidential Professor of Economics at the University of Southern California. His current research areas are poverty, inequality, health, well-being, economic development, and the development and use of evidence for policy. The recipient of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, in 2016 he was made a Knight Bachelor for his services to economics and international affairs. President of the American Economic Association in 2009, he is a corresponding Fellow of the British Academy, an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, a Fellow of the Econometric Society, an elected member of the American Philosophical Society and of the National Academy of Sciences.

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