Amartya Sen

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Amartya Kumar Sen
Sen in 2000
BornAmartya Kumar Sen
(1933-11-03) 3 November 1933 (age 90)
Shantiniketan, Breetish India (present-day Wast Bengal)
Hauf-marrae(s)Nabaneeta Dev (1958–1976)
Eva Colorni (1978–1985)
Emma Rothschild (m. 1991)
FieldWelfare economics, development economics, ethics
Schuil or
Capability approach
Alma materPresidency College of the Varsity o Calcutta (BA),
Trinity College, Cambridge (BA, MA, PhD)
ContreibutionsHuman development theory
AwairdsNobel 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.

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  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.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  3. "President Obama Awards 2011 National Humanities Medals". National Endowment for the Humanities. 13 December 2012. Retrieved 16 Juin 2014.