Papers and Publications

Aghion, P., U. Akcigit, A.Deaton, and A. Roulet. 2016. “Creative Destruction and Subjective Well-Being.” American Economic Review 106 (12): 3869-3897.
Deaton, Angus, and Nancy Cartwright. 2016. “Understanding and Misunderstanding Randomized Controlled Trials.” NBER Working Paper, no. 22595.
Deaton, Angus, and Arthur Stone. 2016. “Understanding context effects for a measure of life evaluation: how responses matter.” Oxford Economic Papers . Publisher's Version
Deaton, Angus. 2016. “Measuring and Understanding Behavior, Welfare, and Poverty.” American Economic Review 106 (6): 1221-1243.
Deaton, A. 2016. “On Death and Money: History, Facts and Explanations.” JAMA 315 (16): 1703-1705.
Case, Anne, and Angus Deaton. 2015. “Rising morbidity and mortality in midlife among white non-Hispanic Americans in the 21st century.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 1-6. Download paper
Deaton, Angus. 2015. “On tyrannical experts and expert tyrants.” The Review of Austrian Economics 28 (4): 407-412.
Case, A, and A Deaton. 2015. “Suicide, age, and wellbeing: an empirical investigation.” NBER Working Paper , no. 21279.
Deaton, A, and R Tortora. 2015. “People In Sub-Saharan Africa Rate Their Health And Health Care Among the Lowest In The World.” Health Affairs 34 (3): 1-9.
Steptoe, Andrew, Angus Deaton, and Arthur A Stone. 2014. “Subjective wellbeing, health, and ageing.” The Lancet 385 (9968): 640-648.
Deaton, A, and A Stone. 2014. “Grandpa and the snapper: the wellbeing of the elderly who live with children.” Discoveries in the economics of aging . Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Deaton, A, and B Aten. 2014. “Trying to understand the PPPs in ICP 2011: why are the results so different?.” NBER Working Paper No. 20244 (Revised March 2015).
Deaton, A, and A Stone. 2014. “Evaluative and hedonic wellbeing among those with and without children at home.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111 (4): 1328-1333.
Deaton, A, and A Stone. 2013. “Do context effects limit the usefulness of self-reported wellbeing measures?.” Research Program in Development Studies Working Paper #288.
Deaton, A. 2013. “Reshaping the world: The 2005 Round of the International Comparison Program.” Measuring the size of the world economy: the framework, methodology, and results from the International Comparison Program . Washington, DC: World Bank.
Coffey, D, A Deaton, J Dréze, D Spears, and A Tarozzi. 2013. “Stunting among Children: Facts and Implications.” Economic and Political Weekly 48 (34): 68-70.
Deaton, A, and A Stone. 2013. “Two happiness puzzles.” American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings 103 (3): 591-597.
Deaton, A. 2013. “What does the empirical evidence tell us about the injustice of health inequalities?.” Inequalities in health: concepts, measures and ethics (Nir Eyal, Samia Hurst, Ole Frithof Norheim, and Daniel Wikler, editors) . Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press.
The Great Escape: health, wealth, and the origins of inequality
Deaton, A. 2013. The Great Escape: health, wealth, and the origins of inequality. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Available at Amazon
Deaton, A. 2012. “The Financial Crisis and the Well-Being of America.” Investigations in the Economics of Aging . Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press.