In the pages below we pay tribute to members of our community that have passed away but whose contibutions are lasting.
Ian Nish 1926-2022
Ian Nish was Emeritus Professor of International History at LSE and long-time research associate in STICERD's Japanese Studies programme.
John Hills 1954-2020
John Hills joined the LSE in 1986 and played a significant role in STICERD's Welfare State Programme before co-founding CASE in 1997, which he directed between 1997 and 2016. He also co-directed the LSE's International Inequalities Institute 2015-2018 and was Richard Titmuss Professor of Social Policy at the LSE and the Chair of CASE.
Tony Atkinson 1944-2017
Tony Atkinson was one of the most distinguished economists of his generation established the modern British field of inequality and poverty studies. He was Centennial Professor at the LSE and chair (19080-1988) of STICERD, and senior research fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford.
Michio Morishima 1923-2004
Michio Morishima was a renowned Japanese economist, mathematician and econometricianan and an influential member of the Economics Department, serving as the Sir John Hicks Professor of Economics at LSE from 1970-1988. STICERD was established in 1978 with a capital endowment of £2m, acquired by him.