ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Reflections on Amartya Sen s Prize

Pranab Bardhan Robert Solow has reportedly described Amartya Sen as the 'conscience-keeper' of economics. But Sen is not just a Mother Theresa figure for economists; he has valiantly tried to restore economics to the larger and more sophisticated tradition of one of its founding fathers, Adam Smith of the Wealth of Nations and the Theory of Moral Sentiments.

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