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Angus Deaton

Angus Deaton is the the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton University and author of The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality.


Boston Review talks with Nobel Prize-winning economist Angus Deaton about COVID-19, the relationship between culture, financial hardship, and health, and why capitalism’s flaws are proving fatal for America’s working class. 

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Evidence-based aid must not become a fad.

Angus Deaton

In Rwanda, the utilitarian calculus is used against the people.

Angus Deaton