|Sir Tony Atkinson|
|Born||Anthony Barnes Atkinson
4 September 1944
Caerleon, Wales, U.K.
|Died||1 January 2017
Oxford, England, U.K.
|Fields||Economics of income distribution, poverty, micro-economics|
|Alma mater||Cambridge University|
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.
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