Journal of Economic Perspectives: Vol. 3 No. 1 (Winter 1989)


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A Conversation with Amartya Sen

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Klamer, Arjo. 1989. "A Conversation with Amartya Sen." Journal of Economic Perspectives, 3(1): 135-150.

DOI: 10.1257/jep.3.1.135


Arjo Kalmer interviews Amayrtya Sen in December 1985. After some biographical and academic background, the discussion moves to welfare economics, rationality, and Adam Smith. In a postscript, Sen discusses the connection between his critique of the rationality assumption and his work on social choice theory.

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