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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 ...
Six Ethics (2014)
A Rights-Based Approach to Establishing an Objective Common Morality by Christian Volz
Amartya Sen is an Indian economic theorist at the University of Cambridge ( among other institutions) and 1998 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences. 353 There are several, but pure libertarian-laissez-faire capitalism and neoCalvinism.
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by Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen is a powerful analytical tool for understanding and intervening in the political economy of hunger. Entitlement ...
Integral Economics (2016)
Releasing the Economic Genius of Your Society by Ronnie Lessem, Alexander Schieffer
thinkers on economics and society alike, the Indian economic philosopher and Nobel Laureate for Economics, Amartya Sen, and to the exHungarian financier and philanthropistphilosopher George Soros. Amartya Sen is a force of reason.
Encyclopedia of leadership (2004)
A-E by George R. Goethals, Georgia Jones Sorenson, James MacGregor Burns
Philosopher and Nobel-prize-winning economist Amartya Sen has joined Rawls in the rejection of much of utilitarian (and libertarian) approaches to economic justice. Sen has broken down the components of utilitarianism (Sen 1987, 39) and ...
by John R. Shook
Amartya Sen was born on 3 November 1933 in Santiniketan, located north of Calcutta in West Bengal, India, where the poet, writer and philosopher Rabindranath Tagore founded the ...
by Joy A. Palmer Cooper
Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen, Vol. 1and Vol. 2, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. Comim, F., Qizilbash, M. and Alkire, S. (eds), The CapabilityApproach: Concepts, Measures ...
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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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