Quotes by Amartya Sen

About Amartya Sen:

Amartya Kumar Sen is an Indian economist and philosopher, who since 1972 has taught and worked in the United Kingdom and the United States. Sen has made contributions to welfare economics, social choice theory, economic and social justice, economic theories of famines, and indexes of the measure of well-being of citizens of developing countries. He was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1998 and Bharat Ratna in 1999 for his work in welfare economics. He was also awarded the inaugural Charleston-EFG John Maynard Keynes Prize in recognition of his work on welfare economics in February 2015 during a reception at the Royal Academy in the UK.

Author Bio

  • NameAmartya Sen
  • DescriptionIndian economist
  • BornNovember 3, 1933
  • CountryIndia
  • ProfessionEconomist; Author
  • AwardsNobel Memorial Prize In Economic Sciences; Leontief Prize For Advancing The Frontiers Of Economic Thought; National Humanities Medal; Bharat Ratna; Adam Smith Prize