Anthony B. Atkinson has died, a British economist who founded the study of income inequality, which seems to be fueling much of the current instability in the world. He was known for his strict research methods and for grasping that how wealth is distributed affects everything and everyone. His most recent book, Inequality: What Can Be Done?, offers 15 visionary policy prescriptions, including government regulation of robots to maintain employment and preserve the meaning of work. (David Ausserhofer/Ullstein bild)

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