"Measuring poverty around the world" - Tony Atkinson’s new book with Prof Brian Nolan, Prof John Micklewright & Dr Sabina Alkire

18 October 2019

Portrait of Professor Brian Nolan

with Professor Brian Nolan
Professor of Social Policy

Brian Nolan is Director of INET’s Employment, Equity and Growth Programme and Professor of Social Policy at the Department of Social Policy and Intervention. He was previously Principal of the College of Human Sciences and Professor of Public Policy ...

The persistence of poverty - in rich and poor countries alike - is one of the most serious problems facing humanity. But what is poverty and how much of it is there around the globe?

John Micklewright will present Professor Sir Tony Atkinson's new book, Measuring Poverty around the World, which he and Andrea Brandolini edited after Sir Tony's death.

The book talk will be followed by further comments from Prof John Micklewright, Dr Alkire and Prof Brian Nolan.

  • Professor Sabina Alkire, Director, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
  • Professor John Micklewright, Professor Emeritus, UCL
  • Professor Brian Nolan, Lead Researcher, Oxford Martin Programme on Inequality and Prosperity