Amartya Sen

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Nobel prize medal.svg Amartya Kumar Sen
Amartya Sen , c2000 (4379246038).jpg
Sen in 2000
Born Amartya Kumar Sen
(1933-11-03) 3 November 1933 (age 84)
Shantiniketan, Breetish India (present-day Wast Bengal)
Naitionality Indian
Hauf-marrae(s) Nabaneeta Dev (1958–1976)
Eva Colorni (1978–1985)
Emma Rothschild (m. 1991)
Institution
Field Welfare economics, development economics, ethics
Schuil or
tradeetion
Capability approach
Alma mater Presidency College of the Varsity o Calcutta (BA),
Trinity College, Cambridge (BA, MA, PhD)
Influences
Influenced
Contreibutions Human development theory
Awairds Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1998)
Bharat Ratna (1999)
Naitional Humanities Medal (2012)[3]
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Amartya Kumar Sen (pronounced ˈɔmort:o ˈʃen; born 3 November 1933) is an Indian economist an filosofer o Bengali ethnicity, wha syne 1972 haes taucht an wirked in the Unitit Kinrick an the Unitit States. Sen haes made contreibutions tae welfare economics, social chyce theory, economic an social juistice, economic theories o faimins, an indexes o the meisur o well-bein o ceetizens o developin kintras. He wis awairdit the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1998 an Bharat Ratna in 1999 for his wirk in welfare economics.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Sen, Amartya (2010). The idea of justice. London: Penguin. ISBN 9780141037851. 
  2. Deneulin, Séverine (2009). "Book reviews: Intellectual roots of Amartya Sen: Aristotle, Adam Smith and Karl Marx". Journal of Human Development and Capabilities. Taylor and Francis. 10 (2): 305–306. doi:10.1080/19452820902941628. 
  3. "President Obama Awards 2011 National Humanities Medals". National Endowment for the Humanities. 13 December 2012. Retrieved 16 June 2014.