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Professor Sir Tony Atkinson

Biography
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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