Year: 2013

Angus Deaton

Angus Deaton on Health and Inequality

Angus Deaton is a social scientist and the author of The Great Escape: Health, Wealth and the Origins of Inequality. His Princeton colleague, the philosopher Peter Singer, argues that aid is vital to combat the terrible mortality rates in some countries. Angus Deaton disagrees..

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Why Give?

Did you know that today is #GivingTuesday, a day set aside nationally to encourage philanthropy? In the midst of Black […]

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Thanksgiving Holiday Reading

As the United States celebrates the Thanksgiving holiday today, here’s a selection of Book Reviews for your post-Turkey reading! Book […]

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All hands are tied

Earlier this month, Senator Elizabeth Warren made some riveting remarks in support of the social sciences at the annual COSSA Colloquium in Washington, D.C. Her personal and passionate address reminded the room full of social scientists that there are others outside of academia who champion our work and that there are some on Capitol Hill who utilize it as a valued resource. While reading her words may not depict her tone of urgency and enthusiasm, we are happy to provide a full transcript below.

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