Anne Case, Ph.D. and Angus Deaton, Ph.D.
Princeton University economists and co-authors, Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism
Anne Case, Ph.D. is the Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs Emeritus at Princeton University, where she continues to teach in the School of Public and International Affairs. Dr. Case has written extensively on health over the life course. She has been awarded the Kenneth J. Arrow Prize in Health Economics from the International Health Economics Association, for her work on the links between economic status and health status in childhood, and the Cozzarelli Prize from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences for her research on midlife morbidity and mortality. Dr. Case currently serves on the Committee on National Statistics. She is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Fellow of the Econometric Society, and is an affiliate of the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit at the University of Cape Town. She also is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society.
Angus Deaton, Ph.D., winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in economics, is the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economics and International Affairs Emeritus at Princeton University and Presidential Professor of Economics at the University of Southern California.
Case and Deaton are the co-authors of the 2020 New York Times bestseller Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism.