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Britain, Germany and Social Europe, 1973-2020

In the inaugural Anglo-German Foundation Lecture delivered at the British Academy on 25 January 2011, Sir Tony Atkinson FBA considered the evolution of social policy in Europe, and its impact on inequality, poverty, social exclusion and well-being. In this extract, he discusses the development of new means to assess well-being in the future.

• Tony Atkinson

The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Published in British Academy Review, No. 17 (March 2011).