Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/192845
Authors: 
Aaberge, Rolf
Bourguignon, François
Brandolini, Andrea
Ferreira, Francisco H. G.
Gornick, Janet C.
Hills, John
Jäntti, Markus
Jenkins, Stephen P.
Marlier, Eric
Micklewright, John
Nolan, Brian
Piketty, Thomas
Radermacher, Walter J.
Smeeding, Timothy M.
Stern, Nicholas H.
Stiglitz, Joseph
Sutherland, Holly
Year of Publication: 
2017
Series/Report no.: 
Discussion Papers 863
Abstract: 
Tony Atkinson is universally celebrated for his outstanding contributions to the measurement and analysis of inequality, but he never saw the study of inequality as a separate branch of economics. He was an economist in the classical sense, rejecting any sub-field labelling of his interests and expertise, and he made contributions right across economics. His death on 1 January 2017 deprived the world of both an intellectual giant and a deeply committed public servant in the broadest sense of the term. This collective tribute highlights the range, depth and importance of Tony’s enormous legacy, the product of over fifty years’ work.
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