Angus Deaton receives Nobel Price in economics

Monday, Oct 12, 2015
by Michael Hotchkiss, Office of Communications

Princeton University professor Angus Deaton has been awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in economics for his contributions to understanding consumption at the individual level and in aggregate.  Deaton, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of International Affairs and a professor of economics and international affairs in Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, has been a faculty member at Princeton since 1983.

Deaton was honored with the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his work in "consumption, poverty and welfare," the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences noted in announcing the award.

Learn more about Angus Deaton and his Nobel Prize in economics.