Anne Case Keynote Speaker
- Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs Emeritus at Princeton University
- Co-Author, 'Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism', New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller
- Awarded the International Health Economics Association’s Kenneth J. Arrow Prize in Health Economics
Anne Case's Biography
Professor Anne Case is the Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs Emeritus at Princeton University, Co-Author of New York Times bestseller ‘Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism’ and speaker on health economics.
Professor Case teaches in the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and researches the topics of health economics and development studies.
She co-authored the New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller ‘Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism’ with Angus Deaton. The book explores how the flaws in capitalism are fatal for America’s working class. It received widespread praise and was named as New York Times Notable Book of 2020, New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, a New Statesman Book to Read and was shortlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year.
Professor Case was awarded the International Health Economics Association’s Kenneth J. Arrow Prize in Health Economics, for her contributions to studies on the links between the economic and health status in childhood. She received the Cozzarelli Prize from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences for her research on midlife morbidity and mortality.
She serves on many boards. She is on the Committee on National Statistics, is a Research Associate of the NBER, a Fellow of the Econometric Society and an affiliate of the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town. Professor case 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.
Professor Case completed a Ph.D and a Master’s degree at Princeton University in 1983. She completed a bachelor’s degree at the University at Albany, State University of New York.