Nobel Laureate in Economics Amartya Sen Speaks at Queens College on "Social Demands of Justice"
Amartya Sen received the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences from the Nobel Foundation in 1998 "for his contributions to welfare economics." He is the Thomas W. Lamont University Professor, and Professor of Economics and Philosophy, at Harvard University. Until 2004, Sen was the master of Trinity College, Cambridge University, in England. His books have been translated into more than 30 languages; his most recent work is The Idea of Justice. Among his many professional accomplishments, Sen has served as president of the Econometric Society, the American Economic Association, and the International Economic Association.
As part of the premier public university in the most diverse county in America, and affirming its commitment to global education, Queens College offers cultural and academic programming focusing on a different nation each year. For academic year 2012-2013, the focus is on India, a vibrant, diverse country with a complex history and globally significant economy.
March 6, 2013
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