The aim of the conference is to bring the discussion on recent trends in inequalities in the spotlight of the debate among political circles and policy makers. Topics include: inequality in income and wealth, both in advanced economies and developing countries; labour and wage inequality; income inequality and financial markets; redistribution and fiscal policies; inequality in education, inter-generational and social mobility; regional disparities; gender inequality; poverty and immigration issues.
Key lectures will be addressed by internationally recognised top scholars:
• Erzsébet Bukodi, Professor of Sociology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK;
• Lynn Prince Cooke, Professor of Gender Studies, Institute for Policy Research, University of Bath, Bath, UK;
• John Goldthorpe, Professor of Sociology, University of Oxford, Oxford;
• Stephen Jenkins, Professor of Economics, Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics, London, UK;
• Jacques Silber, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Bar-Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel;
• Ernesto Sirolli, Entrepreneur, President of the Sirolli Institute for Entrepreneurial Research, Sacramento, USA;
• Joseph Stiglitz, Professor of Economics, Columbia University, New York, USA.
The Conference is organised along 18 sessions, each devoted to one of the major topics that define the impact of inequality.
The full Conference programme is published on the Conference webpage: http://www.cattaneoinequalities.org/
The conference is open to participants from the academic world, international agencies and organizations. Junior participants are offered discounted fees. Registration for the Conference is now possible at the Conference website.
Enjoy a top-level conference in the beauty of an Italian medieval city like Bologna!
Palazzo Re Enzo
Bologna , Italy