Richard Wilkinson

Richard Wilkinson

Non-Executive Co-Director at The Equality Trust

The keynotes by Richard Wilkinson discuss his research that offers new insight into global inequalities and disparities. His speeches offer alternative indexes to measure poverty and take into account many more social aspects.

Wilkinson earned degrees in economic history and epidemiology. He is currently a Professor Emeritus of Social Epidemiology at UCL and a visiting professor at the University of York. He also serves as the non-executive co-director at the Equality Trust, which is an independent organization that studies income equality.

Wilkinson is also the co-author of 'The Spirit Level' with Kate Pickett. The book was awarded the 2011 Political Studies Association 'Publication of the Year Award.' The keynotes by Richard Wilkinson present his fascinating research and new solutions to the world's disparities.

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