"Measuring poverty around the world" - Tony Atkinson’s new book
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.
Date: 15 October 2019, 17:00 (Tuesday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2019)
Venue: Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street OX1 3BD
Venue Details: Lecture theatre, Corner of Catte and Holywell Streets
Speakers: Professor Brian Nolan (Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School), Professor Sabina Alikre (Director of the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative), Professor John Micklewright (Professor Emeritus, UCL), Andrea Brandolini (Head, Statistical Analysis Directorate, DG Economics, Statistics and Research, Bank of Italy)
Organising department: Oxford Martin School
Organiser: Clara Bowyer (University of Oxford, Oxford Martin School)
Organiser contact email address: clara.bowyer@oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk
Topics: Poverty, Economics
Booking required?: Required
Booking url: https://www.oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk/events/measuring-poverty/
Booking email: clara.bowyer@oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk
Cost: Free
Audience: Public
Editor: Clara Bowyer