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Amartya Sen

Amartya Kumar Sen (Bengali: [??mort:o ??en]; born 3 November 1933) 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

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People's identities as Indians, as Asians, or as members of the human race, seemed to give way - qui ...

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When the Nobel award came my way, it also gave me an opportunity to do something immediate and pract ...

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I was born in a University campus and seem to have lived all my life in one campus or another.

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I left Delhi, in 1971, shortly after Collective Choice and Social Welfare was published in 1970.

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Unceasing change turns the wheel of life, and so reality is shown in all it's many forms. Dwell peac ...

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It is also very engaging - and a delight - to go back to Bangladesh as often as I can, which is not ...

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While I am interested both in economics and in philosophy, the union of my interests in the two fiel ...

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It is important to reclaim for humanity the ground that has been taken from it by various arbitraril ...

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The student community of Presidency College was also politically most active.

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Empowering women is key to building a future we want

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There is considerable evidence that women's education and literacy tend to reduce the mortality rate ...

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we must go on fighting for basic education for all, but also emphasize the importance of the content ...

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The best hope for peace in the world lies in the simple but far-reaching recognition that we all hav ...

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From the mid-1970s, I also started work on the causation and prevention of famines.

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To conclude this discussion, assessment of justice demands engagement with the 'eyes of mankind',fir ...

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