Open Lecture on Measurement, Causes and Consequences of Economic Inequality: A Whirlwind Tour

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 11:00-12:30 Vienna time (CEST)


Presenter

Francisco H. G. Ferreira, Amartya Sen Professor of Inequality Studies and Director of the International Inequalities Institute at the London School of Economics


Moderator

Branimir Jovanovic, Economist, the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies


This lecture will provide a brief overview of various aspects of economic inequality, such as how to measure it, what causes it, and what are its consequences. The main idea is to bring the topic of inequality closer to decision makers and advisors from public institutions, so that they care more about it.


This lecture will provide a brief overview of various aspects of economic inequality, such as how to measure it, what causes it, and what are its consequences. The main idea is to bring the topic of inequality closer to decision makers and advisors from public institutions, so that they care more about it.

The Webinar will be held in English.

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Hervé Joly, Director (JVI)

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