Anthony Shorrocks

Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow

Anthony Shorrocks was Director of UNU-WIDER from January 2001. Previously he taught at the London School of Economics and at the University of Essex, and had visiting appointments in the USA, Canada, Italy and Russia. Since leaving UNU-WIDER he has held visiting positions at Universities in Europe and North America. He has also played a key role in developing the Global Wealth Report which is published annually by Credit Suisse Research.

He has published extensively in leading economic journals on topics concerned with income and wealth distribution, inequality, poverty and mobility. In 1996 he was elected a Fellow of the Econometric Society. Recent publications include Perspectives on Growth and Poverty (2003); Growth Inequality and Poverty (2004); and Advancing Development: Core Themes in Global Economics (2007).