Angus Deaton


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Angus Deaton dreamed of being a pianist, a rugby player or a mathematician – but he just wasn’t good enough. After these setbacks, however, he discovered economics, and in 2015 he was awarded the prize in economic sciences for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare.

Listen to a conversation conducted in February 2020 about some wild ideas, beautiful places and the role trout fishing can play in problem-solving. The host of the podcast is’s Adam Smith.

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