Angus Deaton debates Larry Summers on Markus Academy, October 2023

Angus Deaton | Interview | Richmond Fed - Angus Deaton speaks with author David Price "On "deaths of dispair, randomized controlled trials and winning the Nobel prize." (Interview with Econ Focus, the economics magazine of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Fourth Quarter 2023)

Uncovering why Americans are dying so young with Anne Case and Angus Deaton: podcast and transcript - Chris Hayes speaks with authors and researchers Anne Case and Angus Deaton about what's behind the continued rise of "deaths of despair" in America. (Why Is This Happening? with Chris Hayes, MSNBC, May 2023)

Why are so many Americans without college degrees dying prematurely? - David Berreby (CQ Researcher, January 2023)

Hawick High - The school that produced two Nobel Prize winners - Angus Deaton and Richard Henderson visit their Scotland high school (BBC News, November 2022)

Can Effective Altruism Really Change the World? - Angus Deaton discusses the latest developments in the effective altruism movement, examining the questions they pose, and looking at the successes and limitations. (David Edmonds, BBC Radio, October 2022)

Education Divides Everything, Including Life and Death - Thomas B. Edsall (New York Times, October 2022)

Heath Fairness: how much does it matter and how should it be addressed?  Angus Deaton, as part of a panel, discusses this subject on the BBC radio program Rethink (January 2021)

Angus Deaton Says More...a conversation with Project Syndicate, The World's Opinion Page (February 2020)

Economist Anne Case (with co-author Angus Deaton) on America's "deaths of depair" - and how to tackle them. (Financial Times, February 2020).

Paul Ollinger, host of the podcast "Crazy Money" in conversation with Angus Deaton on his research related to health, wealth and happiness. (audio, September 12, 2019)

Why are people in the USA living shorter lives? Angus Deaton discusses "deaths of despair" and their relation to growing inequality in the United States (video co-produced by Nobel Media AB and the BBC, August 22, 2019).

What can western democracies do to tame capitalism and reduce its worst effects?: Angus Deaton's interview with Stephen Sackur for BBC's HARDtalk (Audio, July 16, 2019)

Why is democratic capitalism failing so many? And what should we do about it?: Angus Deaton's keynote presentation delivered at the TriNuffield Conference "Delivering Public Good, Building Public Trust," Nuffield College, Oxford (Video, May 16, 2019)

Angus Deaton | How poverty in US became 'fake news': Angus Deaton discusses the Trump administration's reporting on poverty in the US. (, Op-Ed, January 1, 2019:  ©2018/Project Syndicate)

A Good Knight's Work: A profile of Angus Deaton published in "Cambridge Economics" (Issue 11, Winter 2018, pages 1-3)

Work: a Matter of Life and Death: The world of work is changing and it's become a matter of life and death. Life expectancy in America is declining especially among those whose work and prospects have disappeared. Internationally acclaimed journalist Michael Goldfarb speaks with Angus Deaton and Anne Case about their research into the causes of declining life expectancy. (Podcast, November 19, 2018)

The Economic Consequences of Mr. Trump: Angus Deaton and fellow Nobel laureate Edmund Phelps, along with Barry Eichengreen, Rana Foroohar, and Glenn Hubbard, discuss the current US economic situation and whether what looks like a robust recovery is masking another crisis in the making. (Project Syndicate video, October 24, 2018)

Escape Artist: A profile on Angus Deaton published in the "People in Economics" series of the International Monetary Fund's magazine. (Finance & Development, March 2018, Vol. 55, No. 1)

Why 'Deaths of Despair' May Be a Warning Sign for America - Moving Upstream: Angus Deaton and Anne Case speak with Moving Upstream host Jason Bellini regarding warning signs of a crisis of American capitalism. (Wall Street Journal video, February 27, 2018 - access may be restricted)

Angus Deaton on the Under-Discussed Driver of Inequality in America: "It's Easier for Rent-Seekers to Affect Policy Here Than In Much of Europe": In an interview with Asher Schechter for ProMarket, the blog of the Stigler Center at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Deaton talks about the connection of rent-seeking and monopolization to rising inquality. (ProMarket, February 8, 2018)

Why Education Matters to Your Health*: Author Karin Fischer comments on recent research by Angus Deaton and Anne Case (The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 29, 2017) and, in a companion piece, A Dying Town, authors Sarah Brown and Karin Fischer discuss how the lack of a college education has become a public-health crisis across America (The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 29, 2017). [*The original piece was republished in The Washington Post, under the title Why education matters to your health - literally, on February 5, 2018 with the permission of Karin Fischer.]

Why American capitalism doesn't work for all Americans, says Nobel winner Angus Deaton: Angus Deaton speaks with Greg Robb about possible explanations for the rising mortality among the working poor and things that can be done to reverse the trend. (MarketWatch, December 13, 2017)

An Update on Rising Mortality Rates Among White, Working-Class Americans: Angus Deaton and Anne Case discuss what's behind the rising mortality rates with Wall Street Journal News Editor Janet Adamy (November 19, 2017 - access may be restricted)

Why globalization is a mixed blessing: Angus Deaton speaks with Doug Goldstein, CFP, director of Profile Investment Services Ltd., about the pros and cons of globalization. ("Goldstein on gelt" radio show, Israel National News, November 17, 2017; Deaton's interview begins at 10:30 of the recording)

The media gets the opioid crisis wrong. Here is the truth.: Angus Deaton and Anne Case address misinformation about the epidemic. (The Washington Post, Op-Ed, September 12, 2017)

Economic Impact of Opioid Epidemic: Angus Deaton testifies before a joint congressional panel examining the opioid crisis and other forms of drug abuse and their possible relationship to economic factors. (C-SPAN video, June 8, 2017; Deaton testimony begins at 31:50) 

Press Coverage of "Mortality and Morbidity in the 21st Century" Case and Deaton 2017 Spring Brookings Papers on Economic Activity:

‘Deaths of despair’ are cutting life short for some white Americans – Deaton and Professor Anne Case of Princeton University discuss with economics correspondent Paul Solman their research findings showing that, starting in 1999, the death rate of middle-aged white Americans has been rising. (PBS NewHour Part 1), aired February 16, 2017; 'How the feeling of falling behind fuels deadly distress for white Americans' (PBS NewsHour part 2), aired February 23, 2017.

Angus Deaton: US universities 'dangerously isolated from society' - in a Times Higher Education blog, Deaton discusses why he signed an anti-Trump petition, and why universities are partly to blame for Trump's rise (February 1, 2017)

Select videos featuring Angus Deaton from the 2017 American Economic Association Annual Meeting:

Nobel economist Angus Deaton on a year of political earthquakes - Deaton talks with Shawn Donnan of The Financial Times about "death, pain and Donald Trump." (December 22, 2016 - access may be restricted)

Economist Nobel Laureate's forecast - Deaton talks with Martin Sandbu, economics writer for The Financial Times, about staying optimistic on economic change and resisting the urge to make a scapegoat out of globalization. (October 2016)

Angus Deaton on Inequality, Trade, and the Robin Hood Principle - Deaton talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the economics of trade and aid. (October 2016)

What's Going on With America's White People? - Deaton and several fellow members of the 2016 POLITICO 50 list discuss the question: Do poor white American's suddenly feel more disgruntled than ever, or are the rest of us just now paying attention?. (POLITICO Magazine, September/October 2016 issue)

ODI in conversation with Sir Angus Deaton - Deaton discusses global poverty, inequality and aid with the Overseas Development Institute's Executive Director, Kevin Watkins (July 12, 2016)

Honorary Fellowship awarded to Nobel Prize winner Professor Sir Angus Deaton by University of Bristol (July 2016)

Deaton Named Knight Bachelor upon Queen Elizabeth II 's 90th Birthday  (June 2016)

The Economist asks: How much does inequality matter? June 9, 2016 (21:26)

Lance Speaks to Recognize and Celebrate the Tremendous Work of Dr. Angus Stewart Deaton of Princeton, New Jersey C-SPAN (4:31)

Financial despair, addiction and the rise of suicide in white America  The Guardian, February 7, 2016

Deaton on why white Americans are killing themselves - Professor Angus Deaton discusses his latest research with Fareed Zakaria of CNN (5:43)

Angus Deaton joins Marty Moss-Coane, host of WHYY RadioTimes, to talk about his Nobel Prize and his career as an economist, researcher and educator. They are joined by UCLA public policy professor Randall Akee. (October 21, 2015)

Angus Deaton Receives Nobel Prize in Economics October 11, 2015

The Woodrow Wilson School features Angus Deaton's work on Health and Health Care in Sub-Saharan Africa - February 26, 2015

Does life satisfaction increase with age?  Princeton University profiles Angus Deaton's latest study - November 7, 2014

Angus Deaton discusses Where Age Equals Happiness, The Atlantic - November 6, 2014

TIME Magazine interview with Angus Deaton on how subjective wellbeing and health are closely linked to age- Here's Where People Are Happiest Growing Old - November 5, 2014

Angus Deaton, Professor of Economics, Princeton University seeks to answer the question that many newlyweds have: Do children make life even better? in Brazil's EXAME magazine - July 2014 (Please be aware this article is written in Portugese.)

Angus Deaton discusses health and inequality on Social Science Bites (a series of interviews with leading social scientists in association with SAGE) with hosts Nigel Warburton and David Edmonds - November 2013. Click here to listen to the podcast. This interview is also available through i-Tunes.

Angus Deaton  discusses “The Pursuit of Happiness” at The University of Scranton’s spring Henry George Lecture Thursday, May 2, 2013.  Click here to view the video.

Angus Deaton talks about Wellbeing at the Nobel Symposium in Stockholm - September 4, 2012
(Please skip ahead, as the first 54 seconds are in Swedish)

Angus Deaton discusses Poor Economics and the problems with Randomized Controlled Trials at NYU - March 2012