Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
New interface
Journal articles

Tony Atkinson and his Legacy

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 almost fifty years’ work.
Document type :
Journal articles
Complete list of metadata
Contributor : Caroline Bauer Connect in order to contact the contributor
Submitted on : Monday, November 6, 2017 - 12:57:28 PM
Last modification on : Friday, April 29, 2022 - 10:13:20 AM

Links full text



Rolf Aaberge, François Bourguignon, Andrea Brandolini, Francisco H. G. Ferreira, Janet C. Gornick, et al.. Tony Atkinson and his Legacy. Review of Income and Wealth, 2017, 63 (3), pp.411-444. ⟨10.1111/roiw.12335⟩. ⟨hal-01629339⟩



Record views