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Who is Amartya Sen?
Amartya Sen: Amartya Kumar Sen is an Indian economist and philosopher who since 1972 has taught and worked in the United Kingdom and the United States. He has made contributions to welfare economics, social choice theory, economic and social justice, economic theories of famines, and indexes of the measure of well-being of citizens of developing countries. He was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1998 for his work in welfare economics.
- also known as Amartya K. Sen; Amartya Kumar Sen, CH; Amartya Kumar Sen; Sen
- born on (82 years ago) in Santiniketan, child of Ashutosh Sen and Amita Sen
- nationality: India
- profession: Economist, scientist, professor, philosopher
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Perspectives on Finding a Fair Share by Camilla Boisen, Matthew C. Murray
Amartya Sen is a Nobel Laureate, Thomas W. Lamont University Professor and Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University and perhaps the best known advocate of the capabilities approach within international political ...
by Dennis Patterson
Amartya Sen is an economist and philosopher; Martha Nussbaum is a classicist and philosopher; both have a strong liberal egalitarian bent. Sen (1992) and Nussbaum (2000) urge an egalitarianism of capabilities: that society should ensure ...
Learning to Live with the Future by Stephen Gough, Andrew Stables
Amartya Sen is a complex thinker whose remarkable work has touched upon many areas of social scientific research, spanning the distances between welfare economics, collective choice, decision science, moral philosophy, inequality ...
Markets, Money and Capital (2008)
Hicksian Economics for the Twenty First Century by Roberto Scazzieri, Amartya Sen, Stefano Zamagni
AMARTYA SEN is a Nobel laureate and Professor of ...
by Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work. Meeting, Wes Shera
by Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen is a powerful analytical tool for understanding and intervening in the political economy of hunger. Entitlement ...
by D. C. Phillips
The approach was originally pioneered within political philosophy and welfare economics by Nobel laureate Amartya Sen and was further developed by the philosopher Martha Nussbaum and, more recently, by many other scholars. During ...
Dictionary Of Social Work (2010)
The Definitive A to Z of Social Work and Social Care by John Pierson
Income distribution has often been used as an indicator of equality/inequality, but Amartya Sen, the best-known theorist of the capabilities approach, has argued that this is not the best indicator of social justice. Different people may need ...
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On April 21, 2011, Amartya Sen, recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, was awarded an honorary degree by the University of British Columbia ...
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Amartya Sen presented the Owen J. Roberts Memorial Lecture in Constitutional Law on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at University of Pennsylvania Law School.
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