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Amartya Sen

Amartya SenBorn: 3-Nov-1933
Birthplace: Santiniketan, India

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Asian/Indian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist

Nationality: India
Executive summary: Poverty and Famines

Father: Ashutosh Sen (chemistry professor)
Mother: Amita
Wife: Nabaneeta Dev (div. 1971, two daughters)
Daughter: Antara Dev Sen
Daughter: Nandana
Wife: Eva Colorni (m. 1973, d. 1985 stomach cancer, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Indrani
Son: Kabir
Wife: Emma Rothschild

    University: Presidency College, Calcutta, India (1951-53)
    University: BA, Trinity College, Cambridge University (1955)
    University: MA, Trinity College, Cambridge University (1959)
    University: PhD, Trinity College, Cambridge University (1959)
    Professor: University of Jadavpur (1956-58)
    Professor: University of Delhi (1963-71)
    Professor: London School of Economics
    Professor: University of London (1971-77)
    Professor: Oxford University (1977-88)
    Professor: Harvard University (1988-98)

    Nobel Prize for Economics 1998
    Accademia dei Lincei
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    American Philosophical Society
    Center for Global Development Honorary Member
    Econometric Society
    Economists for Peace and Security Trustee
    Nuclear Threat Initiative Board Member

Author of books:
Collective Choice and Social Welfare (1970, economics)
Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation (1981)
Commodities and Capabilities (1985, economics)

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