What: International conference organized by Istituto Carlo Cattaneo, along with numerous partnerships: Culture, Politiche e società, Unito; Istat; Istituto Carlo Alberto; LUISS Guido Carli; Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche, Bologna. and many other foundations, institutes, organizations.

When/where: Bologna, november 2-4 2017

Deadline: april 30 2017

Topic: there are 5 axes to develop:

  • Topic A – Inequality: meaning, conceptualization and evidence-based drivers of inequality
  • Topic B – Economic consequences of inequality: on growth, labor, migration and long-term development
  • Topic C – Non-economic consequence of inequality: health inequalities, education inequalities, labor and work-place, political participation and social capital
  • Topic D – Addressing inequality through economic policy: redistribution policies; fiscal policies and sector policies; gender-based and rights-based policies; social policies (education, health care, family and child care); urban development policies.
  • Topic E – Addressing inequality with other policies: social mobility; intergenerational transfers; unequal exchange; territorial disequilibria; lagging development; minorities and discrimination.

How to apply: send your abstract (2000-3000 words) throught the online application.

Links, other infos: there’s a money prize for the best “junior scholar paper”, along with publication for all the papers in a special volume. The conference includes prestigious keynote speakers, among them Ernesto Sirolli and Joseph Stiglitz. Participation requires a variable fee depending on your profile.


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