The Great Escape - Interviews

Angus Deaton Awarded the 2014 Leontief Prize - The Global Development and Environmental Institute at Tufts University (April 4, 2014)  (1:15:44) Dr. Deaton's lecture begins at 11:27.

Angus Deaton presents a lecture for the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) on "The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality" (January 15, 2014) (21:03)

India Has a Long Way to Go: Angus Deaton explains to Sanjitha Rao Chaini how policymakers can make use of his book, BW/BusinessWorld (January 21, 2014)

Angus Deaton talks to Viv Davies (VOX) about "The Great Escape: health, wealth and the origins of inequality" (January 10, 2014)- click on the link below to listen to the interview (13:21) or to download the MP3 file (12.2 MB) : http://www.voxeu.org/vox-talks/great-escape-health-wealth-and-origins-inequality

Cato Institute Lecture on "The Great Escape: Health,Wealth and the Origins of Inequality" (January 2, 2014) (11:00)

Development Drums: Episode 41 - Angus Deaton discussed his book "The Great Escape: health, wealth and the origins of inequality" with Owen Barder (December 21, 2013)

Angus Deaton on Health and Inequality, Social Science Bites (December 4, 2013)
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Five Minutes with Angus Deaton (Part 1): "If the rich can write the rules, then we have a real problem"

Five Minutes with Angus Deaton (Part 2): "Those of us who were lucky enough to be born in the right countries have a moral obligation to reduce poverty and ill health in the world"

Angus Deaton interviewed by Russ Roberts of the Library of Economics and Liberty on his program EconTalk.org on November 18, 2013 - click here to play the podcast (1:00:23) or download the interview in MP3 format (27.7 MB)

Times Higher Education (THE) books podcast: Angus Deaton Interview (November 1, 2013)
click here to listen to the podcast (40:16)

Angus Deaton, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of International Affairs, professor of economics and international affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School and author of "The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality," discussed his book on October 21, 2013, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. Click here to view the You Tube video (1:08:34)

Angus Deaton invited to speak about "The Great Escape: health, wealth and the origins of inequality" at NYU's Development Research Institute on November 1, 2013. Here are some short clips from this event:

  • Some Things That Would Do Good

  • It's Not About the Money

  • What Is to Be Done about Weak State Capacity?


Financial Times Interviews Angus Deaton (October 24, 2013) (5:22)