Anne Case has been named recipient of the 2017 Franklin Founder Award by the organization named "Celebration! of Benjamin Franklin, Founder." She will share the award with Sir Angus Deaton; the two will be honored January 13, 2017 in Philadelphia as part of an annual event that celebrates the birthday of Benjamin Franklin. The theme of the 2017 event is “Healthy, Wealthy and Wise? Increasing Prosperity and Rising Inequality."
Anne Case is the Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, where she is the Director of the Research Program in Development Studies. Dr. Case has written extensively on health over the life course. She has been awarded the Kenneth J. Arrow Prize in Health Economics from the International Health Economics Association, for her work on the links between economic status and health status in childhood, and the Cozzarelli Prize from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences for her research on midlife morbidity and mortality. Dr. Case currently serves on the Advisory Council for the NIH-National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. She is a Research Associate of the NBER, and is an affiliate of the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit at the University of Cape Town. PhD Princeton.
Deaton on why white Americans are killing themselves: co-author Angus Deaton discusses his research with Anne Case on morbidity and mortality in middle aged whites with Fareed Zakaria of CNN (5:43)
Washington Post::A group of middle-aged American whites is dying at a startling rate
PBS Newshour: Has despair led to a stunning hike in mortality raes for some Americans? (video: 8:02 mins.)
NPR All Things Considered: "In Reversal, Death Rates Rise for Middle-Aged Whites" (November 6, 2015)
Al Jazeera America: US economic policies are devasting society
CNN: Death rate on the rise for middle-aged white Americans
"Must Read" - Washington Center for Equitable Growth
New York Times: "Death Rates Rising for Middle-Aged White Americans, Study Finds"
Anne Case receives the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching at Princeton University's 2011 Commencement
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Anne Case elected Fellow of Econometric Society
Anne Case receives a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Albany at their "Excellence Awards Gala" on May 1, 2009.
Case and Paxson's research on height featured in NY Times article
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