Papers and Publications

2018
Deaton, Angus, and Nancy Cartwright. 2018. “Understanding and misunderstanding randomized controlled trials.” Social Science & Medicine 210 (August 2018): 2-21. Publisher's Version
Deaton, Angus, and Nancy Cartwright. 2018. “Reflections on RCTs.” Social Science & Medicine 210 (August 2018): 86-90 (access may be gated; follow paper link above to find downloadable PDF from authors). Publisher's Version
Deaton, Angus. 2018. “What do self-reports of wellbeing say about life-cycle theory and policy?.” Journal of Public Economics 162 (June 2018): 18-25. Publisher's Version
Case, Anne, and Angus Deaton. 2018. “Deaths of despair redux: a response to Christopher Ruhm”.
2017
Case, Anne, and Angus Deaton. 2017. “Suicide, age, and wellbeing: an empirical investigation.” NBER Working Paper 21279, Chapter 10 (pages 307-34) in Insights in the Economics of Aging. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Case, Anne, and Angus Deaton. 2017. “Mortality and Morbidity in the 21st Century.” Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Spring 2017. The online appendix, appendix figures, the data and programs, and a non-technical discussion of the paper are available HERE
Deaton, Angus, and Bettina Aten. 2017. “Trying to understand the PPPs in ICP 2011: why are the results so different?.” American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 9 (1): 243-64. Publisher's Version
2016
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. Publisher's Version
Deaton, A. 2016. “On Death and Money: History, Facts and Explanations.” JAMA 315 (16): 1703-1705.
Aghion, P., U. Akcigit, A.Deaton, and A. Roulet. 2016. “Creative Destruction and Subjective Well-Being.” American Economic Review 106 (12): 3869-3897.
2015
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.
A.Deaton,, 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 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.

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