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Speaker(s): Professor Sir Tony Atkinson, Tom Clark, Professor Baroness Lister
Chair: Professor Lord Stern of Brentford
Recorded on 30 April 2015 at Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Introducing his new book, Inequality: what can be done?, Professor Atkinson will argue we can do much more about inequality than skeptics imagine.
Tony Atkinson is a Centennial Professor at LSE and a Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford.
Tom Clark (@guardian_clark) writes for The Guardian and is the author of Hard Times: the divisive toll of the economic slump.
Ruth Lister is Baroness Lister of Burtersett and Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at Loughborough University.
Nicholas Stern is IG Patel Chair of Economics and Government at LSE and President of the British Academy.
The Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) at LSE (@CASE_lse) focuses on the exploration of different dimensions of social disadvantage, particularly from longitudinal and neighbourhood perspectives, and examination of the impact of public policy.
The LSE International Inequalities Institute (@LSEInequalities) will be formally launched in autumn 2015 and aims to become the world’s premier centre for inter-disciplinary research on inequalities, creating a centre of excellence that will pool and facilitate the best research within the School and across the world. As well as its research activity, the impact of Institute will be in informing and assessing policy solutions to address the problem of inequalities and the profound challenges to social cohesion, solidarity, social welfare and well-being.