Angus Deaton won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, “for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare.” Deaton is a professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton University. At a Cato Book Forum in 2013, he presented his book The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality, in which he explains why people throughout the world are living longer and more prosperous lives than ever before.
Speeches at the Cato Institute
The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality, Cato Book Forum, December 3, 2013
Deaton interviewed on Cato’s Daily Podcast
Deaton on The Great Escape featured in Cato Policy Report, March/April 2014
Deaton’s page on the Nobel Prize website