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.
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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