Global Health Colloquium: "How Can We Learn What Works in Health and Development?" - Angus Deaton
Friday, October 5, 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Bowl 16, Robertson Hall
Lunch will be served beginning at 11:45 am.
Angus Deaton is the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of International Affairs and Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Economic Department at Princeton University. His main areas of interest are health, wellbeing and economic development. His current research focuses on national and international patterns of wellbeing, on mortality and morbidity, and on poverty and inequality in the world. He has taught at Cambridge University and at the University of Bristol. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and of the Econometric Society, and was the first recipient of the Society’s Frisch Medal for Applied Econometrics. He was President of the American Economic Association in 2009. He holds honorary degrees from the University of Rome (Tor Vergata), University College London, the University of St. Andrews, and the University of Edinburgh. He is an honorary fellow of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. Ph.D. Cambridge University.
This lecture is co-sponsored by the Center for Health and Wellbeing and the Woodrow Wilson School.