Angus Deaton

Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Princeton

Woodrow Wilson School
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544
Phone: 609.258.5967
Fax: 609.258.5974

Angus Deaton is 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 Economics Department at Princeton University. His primary current research areas are in health, economic development, and the analysis of household behavior, especially at the microeconomic level.

Professor Deaton is a British citizen, and previously taught at Cambridge University and the University of Bristol. He is a corresponding Fellow of the British Academy, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and of the Econometric Society and, in 1978, was the first recipient of the Society's Frisch Medal.

Deaton's current research focuses on the determinants of health in rich and poor countries, as well as on the measurement of poverty in India and around the world. He also maintains a long-standing interest in the analysis of household surveys.

Focus: Development, Economy, Health, Poverty, United Kingdom, India


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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2007

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