BirthdayNovember 3, 1933

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Amartya Sen

    Full name: Amartya Sen
    Also known as: Amartya Sen, Amartya Kumar Sen, Sen, Amartya Kumar
    Education: Trinity College, Cambridge
    Professions: Economist
    Nationality: Bangladeshi

  2. Amartya Sen Biography

    Amartya Kumar Sen (Bengali: অমর্ত্য সেন; 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. He 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. He was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1998 for his work in welfare economics.He is currently the Thomas W. Lamont University Professor and Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University. He serves as the chancellor of Nalanda University. He is also a senior fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows, distinguished fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, an honorary fellow of Darwin College, Cambridge and a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, where he previously served as Master from 1998 to 2004. He is also known for being one of the strongest champions of rationalism, secularism and egalitarianism in India, and has condemned the unfortunate ghettoization of Ambedkar as a Dalit leader.

  3. Amartya Sen Family

    Spouse: Emma Georgina Rothschild
    Childrens: Kabir, Indrani

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