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