We mourn the loss of Tony Atkinson, LIS President

It is with immense sadness that we announce the death of Sir Anthony Atkinson, on January 1, 2017. Besides being the President of the LIS Board since 2011, Tony has had a fundamental – albeit discreet – role in the construction and development of LIS since its very inception in the 1980s.

Tony was an exceptional scholar of poverty and inequality, but mostly of all he will be remembered by the LIS staff for his incredible wisdom, his great modesty, his wonderful gentlemanliness, and the very much sought and follow

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