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|Born||3 November 1933|
Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh India
|Fields||Welfare economics, development economics, ethics|
|Alma mater||Presidency College of the University of Calcutta (BA),|
Trinity College, Cambridge (BA, MA, PhD)
|Notable awards||Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1998)|
Bharat Ratna (1999)
National Humanities Medal (2012)
Amartya Kumar Sen (born 3 November 1933) is a British Indian American economist. Since 1956 has taught and worked in the United Kingdom and the United States. He worked in 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 Prize in Economics 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.
- Sen, Amartya (2010). The idea of justice. London: Penguin. .
- Deneulin, Séverine (2009). "Book reviews: Intellectual roots of Amartya Sen: Aristotle, Adam Smith and Karl Marx". Journal of Human Development and Capabilities (Taylor and Francis) 10 (2): 305–306. . https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19452820902941628.
- President Obama Awards 2011 National Humanities Medals. National Endowment for the Humanities. 13 December 2012. http://www.neh.gov/news/press-release/2012-02-13-0. Retrieved 16 June 2014.
- "Amartya Sen announced as the winner of Charleston-EFG John Maynard Keynes Prize 2015". 10 February 2015. https://www.charleston.org.uk/amartya-sen-announced-as-winner-of-charleston-efg-john-maynard-keynes-prize-2015/.
- Forman-Barzilai, Fonna (2012), "Taking a broader view of humanity: an interview with Amartya Sen.", in Browning, Gary; Dimova-Cookson, Maria, Dialogues with contemporary political theorists, Houndsmill, Basingstoke, Hampshire New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 170–180,
- Various (2003). "Special issue, on Amartya Sen". Feminist Economics (Taylor and Francis) 9 (2-3). http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rfec20/9/2-3#.VQt-DZjHT10.
- Amartya Sen Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine at Harvard University
- The Possibility of Social Choice 1998 lecture at NobelPrize.org
- Profile and Papers at Research Papers in Economics/RePEc
- "Amartya Sen (1933– )". The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. Library of Economics and Liberty (Liberty Fund). 2008. http://www.econlib.org/library/Enc/bios/Sen.html.