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The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1998
Amartya Sen

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Amartya Sen - Facts

Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen

Born: 3 November 1933, Santiniketan, India

Affiliation at the time of the award: Trinity College, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "for his contributions to welfare economics"

Field: welfare economics

Contribution: Research on fundamental problems in welfare economics. Studies of social choice, welfare measurement, and poverty.

Prize share: 1/1

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