|2015 Winner of the
Nobel Prize in EconomicsCongratulations to Professor Angus Deaton of Princeton University, on winning the 2015 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, announced Monday for "his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare."
Angus Deaton is the Princeton University Press author of
The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality, published in 2013. To read the entire book description, the introduction, or a sample chapter, please visit: http://press.princeton.edu/titles/10054.html
"[O]ne of the most succinct guides to conditions in today’s world. . . . The story Deaton tells–the most inspiring human story of all–should give all of us reason for optimism, so long as we are willing to listen to its moral."–David Leonhardt, New York Times Book Review