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Tony Atkinson

CBE FBA
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Tony Atkinson at the Festival of Economics in Trento, May 2015
Born
Anthony Barnes Atkinson

(1944-09-04)4 September 1944
Caerleon, Wales
Died 1 January 2017(2017-01-01) (aged 72)
Oxford, England
Nationality British
Spouse(s) Judith Mandeville
Institution Nuffield College, Oxford
London School of Economics
Field Economics of income distribution, poverty, micro-economics
School or
tradition
Neo-Keynesian economics
Alma mater Cambridge University
Doctoral
students
John Micklewright
Influences James Meade
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Sir Anthony Barnes "Tony" Atkinson, (4 September 1944 – 1 January 2017) was a British economist. He was the Senior Research Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford and Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics. A student of James Meade, Atkinson virtually single-handedly established the modern British field of inequality and poverty studies. He worked on inequality and poverty for over four decades.

Atkinson died on 1 January 2017 from multiple myeloma in Oxford, England, aged 72.

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