Professor Angus Deaton of Princeton University in New Jersey is praised for work that used detailed information about real people, not theoretical ideas. Subjects of his research have included happiness, well-being and aging. The Nobel award is worth almost one million dollars.
Recently, researchers British and American researchers investigated caffeine’s effects on human sleep patterns. The scientists found that drinking something caffeinated in the hours just before bedtime can delay sleep sometimes by as long as 40 minutes.
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development deals with trade and development issues. It has called for measures to strengthen international finance, including more support for the International Monetary Fund and development banks.