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Beyond the obvious

12 October 2015 By Edward Hadas

Academic economists often rely on complex and unrealistic models. Angus Deaton is a master of equations, but the Princeton professor focused on people’s actual behaviour. His concern for the world’s poorest sets an excellent example for a sometimes hard-hearted profession.

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