Angus Deaton on Life in America

The New Bazaar | 11 September 2023 | 1h 12m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Angus Deaton about his book Economics in America: An Immigrant Economist Explores the Land of Inequality. Describes his origins in Scotland, his studies at Cambridge, and his decades as an economist. Reflects on a lifetime of practicing economics, and the good and bad of the economics profession. Shares observations about the American economy, his ambivalence towards the US, his adopted country—the many great things, including the lives that he and his family have led – and some of the devastatingly grim things about US life for so many others.

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