"As Chair of the World Bank's Commission on Global Poverty, he recently completed a report on monitoring global poverty supporting the World Bank Groupís goals of ending [!] extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity."

News story
Economist Professor Sir Tony Atkinson 'pioneered the study of inequality'
University of Oxford
4 January 2017
http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2017-01-04-economist-professor-sir-tony-atkinson-pioneered-study-inequality