Anthony B. Atkinson, a British economist who pioneered the study of wealth and income inequality, passed away on New Year’s Day at age 72. Below is the compilation of tributes for his work from his colleagues and media.


Tributes by LSE colleagues.

Tony Atkinson is the economist who had the measure of inequality, Andrew Leigh.

Tony Atkinson (1944 – 2017) and the measurement of global poverty, Francisco Ferreira & Ana Revenga, the World Bank.

Anthony Atkinson, a British economist and expert on inequality, died on January 1st, The Economist.

Anthony B. Atkinson, Economist Who Pioneered Study of Inequality, Dies at 72, New York Times.

Sir Tony Atkinson, economist and campaigner, 1944-2017, Financial Times.

Sir Tony Atkinson obituary, The Guardian.

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