BECKERMAN, Wilfred. British, b. 1925. Genres: Economics. Career: Fellow, Balliol College, Oxford, 1975-92. Governor, and Member of Executive Committee, National Institute, of Economic and Social Research, London, since 1972 (Member of Staff, 1962-64). Lecturer in Economics, University of Nottingham, 1950-52; with OEEC (later OECD), Paris, 1952-62; with N.I.E.S.R., London, 1962-64; Fellow and Tutor in Economics, Balliol College, Oxford, 1964-69; The Economic Advisor to President of Board of Trade (on leave from Oxford), 1967-69; Professor of Political Economy, University College London, 1969-75. Member, Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution, 1970-73. Publications: (co-author) The British Economy, in 1975, 1965; International Comparisons of Real Income, 1966; An Introduction to National Income Analysis, 1968; In Defence of Economic Growth (in U.S. as Two Cheers for the Affluent Society), 1974; Measures of Equality, Leisure and Welfare, 1979; Poverty and the Impact of Income Maintenance Payments, 1979; (with S. Clark) Poverty and Social Security in Britain since 1961, 1982; Small Is Stupid, 1995; Growth, the Environment and the Distribution of Incomes, 1995. EDITOR: Labour Government's Economic Record, 1964-70, 1972; Slow Growth In Britain: Causes and Consequences, 1979; Wage Rigidity and Unemployment, 1986. Address: 1C Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2 6PS, England.