We invite young researchers or PhD students to submit a paper or an extended abstract for the poster sessions to be presented at the workshop "Inequality, Intergenerational Mobility, and Organized Crime". The workshop will be held in Trapani, Sicily, Italy on July 6-7, 2017.
The workshop will feature three keynote lectures given by Steven Durlauf (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Yannis Ioannides (Tufts University), and Joseph Zeira (Hebrew University). It will also include a number of invited talks and contributed poster presentations. There will be no parallel sessions.
This workshop aims at bringing together distinguished scholars that work on the topics of Inequality, Intergenerational Mobility, and Organized Crime. These issues have been the subject of intense debate among policy makers as they constitute key public policy issues worldwide.
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While the workshop focuses on Inequality, Intergenerational Mobility, and Organized Crime, papers in any related area of economics are welcome.
The submissions deadline is May 1, 2017. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by May 8. There will be no conference fees, but unfortunately we cannot cover any travel expenses.
The sponsors of the workshop are the University Consortium of Trapani and the research consortium PROTON, “Modelling the PRocesses leading to Organised crime and TerrOrist Networks: Socio-economic inequalities and OC involvement” - Grant 699824 of European Commission under the Horizon 2020 scheme.
Michele Battisti (University of Palermo)
Andros Kourtellos (University of Cyprus)
Mario Lavezzi (University of Palermo)