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Amartya Sen

Indian economist and philosopher

Amartya Kumar Sen (Bengali: [ˈɔmortːo ˈʃen]; born 3 November 1933) is an Indian economist and philosopher, who since 1972 has taught and worked in the United Kingdom and the United States. Sen has made contributions to welfare economics, social choice theory, economic and social justice, economic theories of famines, decision theory, development economics, public health, and measures of well-being of countries. He is currently a Thomas W. Lamont University Professor, and Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University. He formerly served as Master of Trinity College at the University of Cambridge. He was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1998 and India's Bharat Ratna in 1999 for his work in welfare economics. The German Publishers and Booksellers Association awarded him the 2020 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for his pioneering scholarship addressing issues of global justice and combating social inequality in education and healthcare.
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Works

19

The Idea of Justice

book by Amartya Sen

author: Amartya Sen

Development as Freedom

book by Amartya Sen

author: Amartya Sen

1999

The Argumentative Indian

book by Amartya Sen

author: Amartya Sen

2005

The Country Of First Boys

book by Amartya Sen

author: Amartya Sen

2015

Inequality Reexamined

book by Amartya Sen

author: Amartya Sen

1992

Identity and Violence

book by Amartya Sen

author: Amartya Sen

Repenser l'inégalité

author: Amartya Sen

L'économie est une science morale

author: Amartya Sen

Commodities and Capabilities

author: Amartya Sen

Articles

26

Utilitarianism and Welfarism ( 1979 )

scientific article (publication date: September 1979)

author: Amartya Sen

Human Rights and Capabilities ( 2005 )

scientific article (publication date: July 2005)

author: Amartya Sen

The world of smoking guns. ( 2007 )

scientific article published on February 2007

author: Amartya Sen

Health: perception versus observation ( 2002 )

scientific article published on April 2002

author: Amartya Sen

Missing women--revisited. ( 2003 )

scientific article published in December 2003

author: Amartya Sen

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