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Professor Sir Tony Atkinson

Post
Centennial Professor of Economics, London School of Economics; Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford

Specialisms
Poverty in the UK, poverty in Europe and global poverty. Inequality and the distribution of income and wealth. Impact of public policy. Statistics and the quality of economic data

Past appointments
Thomas Tooke Professor of Economic Science and Statistics London School of Economics and Political Science University of London (1980 - 1992)
Professor of Political Economy University of Cambridge (1992 - 1994)
Warden Nuffield College University of Oxford (1994 - 2005)
Warden of Nuffield College, Oxford Nuffield College University of Oxford (1994 - 2005)

Principal publications
On the measurement of inequality, 1970
Lectures on public economics, 1980
Economic consequences of rolling back the welfare state, 1999

Website
http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/_new/staff/person.asp?id=6618

Date of death
01/01/2017

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