Papers and Publications

2016
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.
2015
Aghion, P., U. Akcigit, A.Deaton, and A. Roulet. 2015. “Creative Destruction and Subjective Well-Being.” American Economic Review, forthcoming.
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.
2014
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.
2013
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
2012
Deaton, A. 2012. “The Financial Crisis and the Well-Being of America.” Investigations in the Economics of Aging . Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press.

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