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Princeton University Couple Featured in NYT Story on Lack of Respect Shown to Top Female Economists

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The New York Times published a story today on the lack of respect shown to famous female economists, who are often overshadowed by their husbands, even when the women are the lead writers in research papers authored jointly by the couples.

Princeton University professors Anne Case and Angus Deaton are one of three couples featured in the story. Both teach economics at Princeton University. Recently they published a paper that found that the death rates of middle-aged white Americans were increasing, even as death rates were falling in other countries.

Journalists described the research as having been written by Nobel Prize-winning economist Angus Deaton and Anne Case, his wife and researcher. But Case, a leading health economist, is the first author of the mortality study.

Krystal Knapp

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