Angus Deaton

Princeton University

Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economics and International Affairs Emeritus and Senior Scholar, Princeton University; Presidential Professor of Economics, University of Southern California

Woodrow Wilson School

Princeton, NJ 08544

United States

http://www.wws.princeton.edu/~deaton

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (63)

1.

Measuring Poverty

Princeton Research Program in Development Studies Working Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Jul 2004
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
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Poverty, politics, poverty lines, PPP exchange rates, health

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Franco Modigliani and the Life Cycle Theory of Consumption

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Apr 2005
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
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Modigliani, saving, consumption, life-cycle

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Nutrition in India: Facts and Interpretations

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 20 May 2008
Angus Deaton and Jean Dreze
Princeton University and Ranchi University
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nutrition, calories, poverty, growth, anthropometrics, health, India

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What Does the Empirical Evidence Tell Us About the Injustice of Health Inequalities?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Jan 2011
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
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Health Inequalities, Justice, Medicine, Public Health

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Purchasing Power Parity Exchange Rates from Household Survey Data: India and Indonesia

Princeton Research Program in Development Studies Working Paper
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 13 Jul 2004
Angus Deaton, Jed Friedman and Vivi Alatas
Princeton University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Jakarta
Downloads 639 (53,264)
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PPP exchange rates, unit values, household surveys, poverty, India, Indonesia

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Consumption, Health, Gender and Poverty

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 15 Aug 2002
Anne Case and Angus Deaton
Princeton University - Research Program in Development Studies and Princeton University
Downloads 599 (57,787)
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Counting the World's Poor: Problems and Possible Solutions

Princeton University RPDS Discussion Paper No. 198
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Mar 2001
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
Downloads 585 (58,886)
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poverty, purchasing-power-parity, surveys, national accounts

Counting the World's Poor: Problems and Possible Solutions

World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 125-147, 2001
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Angus Deaton
Princeton University

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Data and Dogma: The Great Indian Poverty Debate

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Sep 2004
Angus Deaton and Valerie Kozel
Princeton University and World Bank
Downloads 480 (76,182)
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India, poverty, measurement, liberalization, growth

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How to Monitor Poverty for the Millennium Development Goals

Princeton University, RPDS Working Paper No. 221
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 May 2003
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
Downloads 436 (85,433)
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Poverty, measurement, national accounts, surveys, Millenium Development Goals

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Health in an Age of Globalization

Princeton University Research Program in Development Studies Working Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Jul 2004
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
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Globalization, health, poverty, income, trade, disease

Health in an Age of Globalization

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2021
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
Downloads 52 (484,637)
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An Evaluation of World Bank Research, 1998 - 2005

Number of pages: 165 Posted: 12 Apr 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Princeton University, Tulane University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Downloads 298 (130,797)
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12.

Price Trends in India and Their Implications for Measuring Poverty

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Jan 2008
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
Downloads 289 (135,062)
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price indexes, poverty, surveys, weights, India, food

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Instruments of Development: Randomization in the Tropics, and the Search for the Elusive Keys to Economic Development

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2021
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
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Health, Inequality, and Economic Development

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 Jun 2001 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2021
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
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Franco Modigliani E La Teoria Del Ciclo Vitale Del Consumo (Franco Modigliani and the Theory of the Life Cycle Consumption)

Moneta e Credito, Vol. 58, No. 230-231, pp. 97-115, 2005
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 May 2012 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2013
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
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Teoria generale, modigliani, rispario da ciclo vitale

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The Determinants of Mortality

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2021
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 179 (213,459)
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Understanding and Misunderstanding Randomized Controlled Trials

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 07 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2021
Angus Deaton and Nancy Cartwright
Princeton University and Durham University
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Height, Health, and Inequality: The Distribution of Adult Heights in India

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
Downloads 166 (227,622)
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height, health, income, inequality, dimorphism, India

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On the Behavior of Commodity Prices

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 May 2001 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2021
Angus Deaton and Guy Laroque
Princeton University and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
Downloads 152 (245,007)
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Using Census and Survey Data to Estimate Poverty and Inequality for Small Areas

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Jul 2007
Alessandro Tarozzi and Angus Deaton
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Department of Economics and Business and Princeton University
Downloads 146 (253,169)
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small area statistics, poverty, inequality, heterogeneity, survey methods

21.

Covid-19 and Global Income Inequality

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2021
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
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22.

Life at the Top: The Benefits of Height

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2021
Angus Deaton and Raksha Arora
Princeton University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 130 (277,071)
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Income, Aging, Health and Wellbeing Around the World: Evidence from the Gallup World Poll

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 23 May 2021
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
Downloads 129 (278,747)
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Health and Wellbeing in Udaipur and South Africa

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Jan 2006
Anne Case and Angus Deaton
Princeton University - Research Program in Development Studies and Princeton University
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health, income, height, BMI, wellbeing, international health comparisons

25.

Saving and Liquidity Constraints

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2021
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
Downloads 112 (308,709)
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Global Patterns of Income and Health: Facts, Interpretations, and Policies

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2021
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
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Life-Cycle Models of Consumption: is the Evidence Consistent with the Theory?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2021
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
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Grandpa and the Snapper: The Wellbeing of the Elderly Who Live with Children

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2021
Angus Deaton and Arthur Stone
Princeton University and State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook
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Understanding Ppps and Ppp-Based National Accounts

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 25 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2021
Angus Deaton and Alan W. Heston
Princeton University and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
Downloads 98 (337,658)
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30.

Inequalities in Income and Inequalities in Health

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Sep 1999 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2021
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
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Relative Deprivation, Inequality, and Mortality

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Jan 2001 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2021
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
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Randomization in the Tropics Revisited: A Theme and Eleven Variations

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 31 May 2021
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
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Suicide, Age, and Wellbeing: An Empirical Investigation

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2021
Anne Case and Angus Deaton
Princeton University - Research Program in Development Studies and Princeton University
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Understanding the Mechanisms of Economic Development

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2021
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
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Mortality, Education, Income, and Inequality Among American Cohorts

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Sep 1999 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2021
Angus Deaton and Christina H. Paxson
Princeton University and Princeton University
Downloads 71 (409,268)
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Measuring Poverty in a Growing World (or Measuring Growth in a Poor World)

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Jul 2003
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
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Mortality, Income, and Income Inequality Over Time in Britain and the United States

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Oct 2001 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2021
Angus Deaton and Christina H. Paxson
Princeton University and Princeton University
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Broken Down by Work and Sex: How Our Health Declines

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2021
Anne Case and Angus Deaton
Princeton University - Research Program in Development Studies and Princeton University
Downloads 63 (435,804)
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The Great Divide: Education, Despair and Death

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2021
Anne Case and Angus Deaton
Princeton University - Research Program in Development Studies and Princeton University
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The Great Escape: A Review Essay on Fogel&Apos;S &Apos;The Escape from Hunger and Premature Death, 1700-2100&Apos;

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2021
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
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Intertemporal Choice and Inequality

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2021
Angus Deaton and Christina Paxon
Princeton University and Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs
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GDP, Wellbeing, and Health: Thoughts on the 2017 Round of the International Comparison Program

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2021
Angus Deaton and Paul Schreyer
Princeton University and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - National Accounts and Structural Economic Statistics Division
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43.

Aging, Religion, and Health

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2021
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
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44.

Social Security and Inequality Over the Life Cycle

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2021
Princeton University, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Princeton University
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Large Cash Transfers to the Elderly in South Africa

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Sep 1996 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2021
Anne Case and Angus Deaton
Princeton University - Research Program in Development Studies and Princeton University
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Reshaping the World: The 2005 Round of the International Comparison Program

MEASURING THE SIZE OF THE WORLD ECONOMY: THE FRAMEWORK, METHODOLOGY, AND RESULTS FROM THE INTERNATIONAL COMPARISON PROGRAM, Prasada Rao and Fred Vogel, eds., World Bank, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Jan 2011
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
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International Comparisons, ICP, Poverty, Inequality

47.

Is Consumption Too Smooth?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2021
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
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48.

Child Mortality, Income and Adult Height

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2011
Princeton University - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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49.

Measuring Poverty Among the Elderly

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 24 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2021
Angus Deaton and Christina H. Paxson
Princeton University and Princeton University
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Saving, Growth, and Aging in Taiwan

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 May 2011 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2021
Angus Deaton and Christina H. Paxson
Princeton University and Princeton University
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Mortality, Inequality and Race in American Cities and States

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jul 2001 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2021
Angus Deaton and Darren H. Lubotsky
Princeton University and University of Illinois at Chicago
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52.

Parametric and Non-Parametric Approaches to Price and Tax Reform

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Sep 1996 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2021
Angus Deaton and Serena Ng
Princeton University and Columbia Business School - Economics Department
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53.

What Do Self-Reports of Wellbeing Say About Life-Cycle Theory and Policy?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2021
Angus Deaton
Princeton University
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54.

Life (Evaluation), Hiv/Aids, and Death in Africa

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2021
Princeton University, Princeton University and The Gallup Organization
Downloads 34 (560,358)
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55.

Creative Destruction and Subjective Wellbeing

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2021
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 27 (601,027)
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Mortality Rates by College Degree Before and During Covid-19

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2021
Anne Case and Angus Deaton
Princeton University - Research Program in Development Studies and Princeton University
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57.

Trying to Understand the Ppps in Icp2011: Why are the Results so Different?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2021
Angus Deaton and Bettina Aten
Princeton University and Government of the United States of America - Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
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Patterns of Aging in Thailand and Cote D&Apos;Ivoire

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2021
Angus Deaton and Christina H. Paxson
Princeton University and Princeton University
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A Conversation with Angus Deaton

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 1-22, 2020
Posted: 26 Oct 2020
Angus Deaton, Gordon Rausser and David Zilberman
Princeton University, University of California and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics

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Economics with a Moral Compass? Welfare Economics: Past, Present, and Future

Posted: 14 Aug 2020
Amartya Sen, Angus Deaton and Tim Besley
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Princeton University and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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The Demand for Good and Calories

JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY 104, February 1996
Posted: 15 May 2000
Angus Deaton and Shankar Subramanian
Princeton University and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Economies of Scale, Household Size, and the Demand for Food

Posted: 19 Oct 1998
Angus Deaton and Christina H. Paxson
Princeton University and Princeton University

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Competitive Storage and Commodity Price Dynamics

J. OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Vol. 104 No. 5
Posted: 26 Feb 1997
Angus Deaton and Guy Laroque
Princeton University and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)

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