Book reviews

Anthony B. Atkinson, Inequality – What Can Be Done? Harvard University Press, 2015, XI-384 p.

Benoît Rapoport  By the same author


The economist Anthony Atkinson has studied the issues of poverty and inequality for over four decades; an index of inequality is named after him. In his most recent work, Atkinson offers a fascinating, encouraging guide to what could be done to reduce monetary inequality. The importance of equal opportunity should not lead us to ignore inequality in outcomes, he explains, not only because the same (…)