Media

Economic Impact of Opioid Epidemic: Angus Deaton testifies before a joint congressional panel examining the opioid crisis and other forms of drug abuse and their possible relationship to economic factors. (C-SPAN video, June 8, 2017; Deaton testimony begins at 31:50) 

Does global trade contribute to economic inequality? Deaton speaks with Bloomberg Television about trade and the G7 summit (video, May 2017)

Press Coverage of "Mortality and morbidity in the 21st century" Case and Deaton 2017 Spring Brookings Papers on Economic Activity:

The problems with randomised controlled trials - Are randomised controlled trials better than others? In this video, Deaton discusses the difficulties of applying the results to actual policies. (video recorded at the American Economic Association in Chicago, January 2017)

‘Deaths of despair’ are cutting life short for some white Americans – Deaton and Professor Anne Case of Princeton University discuss with economics correspondent Paul Solman their research findings showing that, starting in 1999, the death rate of middle-aged white Americans has been rising. (PBS NewHour Part 1), aired February 16, 2017; 'How the feeling of falling behind fuels deadly distress for white Americans' (PBS NewsHour part 2), aired February 23, 2017.

Angus Deaton: US universities 'dangerously isolated from society' - in a Times Higher Education blog, Deaton discusses why he signed an anti-Trump petition, and why universities are partly to blame for Trump's rise (February 1, 2017)

Select videos featuring Angus Deaton from the 2017 American Economic Association Annual Meeting:

Nobel economist Angus Deaton on a year of political earthquakes - Deaton talks with Shawn Donnan of The Financial Times about "death, pain and Donald Trump." (December 22, 2016 - access may be restricted)

Economist Nobel Laureate's forecast - Deaton talks with Martin Sandbu, economics writer for The Financial Times, about staying optimistic on economic change and resisting the urge to make a scapegoat out of globalization. (October 2016)

Angus Deaton on Inequality, Trade, and the Robin Hood Principle - Deaton talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the economics of trade and aid. (October 2016)

What's Going on With America's White People? - Deaton and several fellow members of the 2016 POLITICO 50 list discuss the question: Do poor white American's suddenly feel more disgruntled than ever, or are the rest of us just now paying attention?. (POLITICO Magazine, September/October 2016 issue)

ODI in conversation with Sir Angus Deaton - Deaton discusses global poverty, inequality and aid with the Overseas Development Institute's Executive Director, Kevin Watkins (July 12, 2016)

Honorary Fellowship awarded to Nobel Prize winner Professor Sir Angus Deaton by University of Bristol (July 2016)

Deaton Named Knight Bachelor upon Queen Elizabeth II 's 90th Birthday  (June 2016)

The Economist asks: How much does inequality matter? June 9, 2016 (21:26)

Lance Speaks to Recognize and Celebrate the Tremendous Work of Dr. Angus Stewart Deaton of Princeton, New Jersey C-SPAN (4:31)

Financial despair, addiction and the rise of suicide in white America  The Guardian, February 7, 2016

Deaton on why white Americans are killing themselves - Professor Angus Deaton discusses his latest research with Fareed Zakaria of CNN (5:43)

Angus Deaton joins Marty Moss-Coane, host of WHYY RadioTimes, to talk about his Nobel Prize and his career as an economist, researcher and educator. They are joined by UCLA public policy professor Randall Akee. (October 21, 2015)

Angus Deaton Receives Nobel Prize in Economics October 11, 2015

The Woodrow Wilson School features Angus Deaton's work on Health and Health Care in Sub-Saharan Africa - February 26, 2015

Does life satisfaction increase with age?  Princeton University profiles Angus Deaton's latest study - November 7, 2014

Angus Deaton discusses Where Age Equals Happiness, The Atlantic - November 6, 2014

TIME Magazine interview with Angus Deaton on how subjective wellbeing and health are closely linked to age- Here's Where People Are Happiest Growing Old - November 5, 2014

Angus Deaton, Professor of Economics, Princeton University seeks to answer the question that many newlyweds have: Do children make life even better? in Brazil's EXAME magazine - July 2014 (Please be aware this article is written in Portugese.)

Angus Deaton discusses health and inequality on Social Science Bites (a series of interviews with leading social scientists in association with SAGE) with hosts Nigel Warburton and David Edmonds - November 2013. Click here to listen to the podcast. This interview is also available through i-Tunes.

Angus Deaton  discusses “The Pursuit of Happiness” at The University of Scranton’s spring Henry George Lecture Thursday, May 2, 2013.  Click here to view the video.

Angus Deaton presents his work "Epidemiology, randomized trials, and the search for what works in economic development at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine - April 11, 2013

A Healthy Economy Based on a Happy Country - Angus Deaton's interview with NPR - February 27, 2013 (audio only)

Angus Deaton talks about Wellbeing at the Nobel Symposium in Stockholm - September 4, 2012
(Please skip ahead, as the first 54 seconds are in Swedish)

Angus Deaton discusses Poor Economics and the problems with Randomized Controlled Trials at NYU - March 2012

Angus Deaton interviews with the Population Reference Bureau re: Subjective Well-being and Policy - May 2011