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Tony Atkinson

Tony Atkinson - Festival Economia 2015.JPG
Tony Atkinson at the Festival of Economics in Trento, May 2015
Born
Anthony Barnes Atkinson

4 September 1944(1944-09-04)
Caerleon, Wales
Died1 January 2017(2017-01-01) (aged 72)
Oxford, England
NationalityBritish
InstitutionNuffield College, Oxford
London School of Economics
FieldEconomics of income distribution, poverty, micro-economics
School or
tradition
Neo-Keynesian economics
Alma materCambridge University
Doctoral
students
John Micklewright
InfluencesJames Meade
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Sir Anthony Barnes "Tony" Atkinson,[1] (4 September 1944 – 1 January 2017)[2] was a British economist. He was the Senior Research Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford and Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics.[3] 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.[4]

Atkinson died on 1 January 2017 from multiple myeloma in Oxford, England, aged 72.[5][6]

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