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Professor Michael Lipton

CMG, BA, MA, DLitt, FBA
Quondam Fellow since 1984
Research Professor, Poverty Research Unit, University of Sussex
Professor Michael Lipton
  • Background

    • Founding Director, Poverty Research Unit, University of Sussex (from 1994 to 1997)
    • Quondam Fellow, All Souls College (from 1984)
    • Two-Year Fellow, All Souls College (from 1982 to 1984)
    • Fellow, Institute of Development Studies and Professorial Fellow, University of Sussex (from 1970 to 1994)
    • Prize Fellow, All Souls College (from 1961 to 1968)
    • Undergraduate, Balliol College, Oxford (from 1957 to 1960)
  • Research interests

    • Economics, especially in agricultural research
    • Land reform
    • Poverty and inequality
    • Nutrition
    • Economic demography in developing countries, including Bangladesh, Botswana, India, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka and South Africa