Preliminary Program 2017

Sunday,  January 8,  2017  

17:30 Departure of the shuttle bus from Verona railway station (train station Porta Nuova)

18:00 Departure of the shuttle bus from Verona airport (Catullo airport)

20:40 Arrival and dinner


Monday January 9, 2017 

08:45 - 9:00 Welcome Address

09:00 - 10:30 Clemens Puppe (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology): "Resource allocation via the median rule" Reading list Puppe,  Reference paper1,  Reference paper 2slides Puppe

10:45 - 11:45 Eugenio Peluso (University of Verona): "Politically sustainable targeting" slides Peluso


15:15 - 15:45 Anthony Atkinson legacy: a tribute to Professor Sir Anthony B. Atkinson

15:50 - 17:20 Frank Cowell (LSE-STICERD, London): "Attitudes to equality and mobility" Reading List Cowell, slides Cowell

17:30 - 19:00 Daniele Checchi (University of Milan, LIS): "Education policy and inequality" slides Checchi

19:00 - 19:50 Presentations

- Daniel Mahler: Equality of opportunity for well-being

- Mikkel Høst Gandil: Intergenerational mobility or gender inequality - Investigating the Spearman correlation coefficient


21:30 Social Evening/Poster Session (pub hotel Miramonti)

- Astrid Harnack: On the evolution of inheritance and wealth: Germany 1962 – 2013

- Paul Hufe: Equality of opportunity and freedom from poverty

- Vincenzo Prete: Non welfarist optimal income taxation for inequality and polarization reduction

- Ivan Rubinić: Economic inequality and exploitation

- Nathalie Scholl: An index of inter-industry wage inequality: trends, comparisons, and robustness


Tuesday January 10, 2017

08:30 - 10:00 Miles Corak (University of Ottawa): "Divided landscapes of economic opportunity: The Canadian geography of intergenerational income mobility" Reading List Corak

10:15 – 11:30 Lorenzo Cappellari (Università Cattolica Milan): “Family, community and long term earnings inequality” Cappellari Reference Paper, slides Cappellari

11:30 - 12:20 Presentations

- Francesco Andreoli: So close yet so unequal. Reconsidering spatial inequality in US cities

- Thomas Wouters: Determinants of school segregation in Flanders


16:00 – 17:30 David Albouy (University of Illinois): "Urban quality of life and housing affordability" Reading list Albouy, slides Albouy

17:45 – 19:00 Alain Trannoy (GREQAM-IDEP Marseille): "Redistributive taxation and land" Abstract and Reading List Trannoy, slides Trannoy

19:00 – 19:50 Presentations

- Umut Turk: Income inequality of opportunity in Sweden:a spatial perspective

- Philipp Poppitz: Can subjective data improve inequality measurement? A multidimensional index of economic inequality


Wednesday January 11, 2017

08:30 - 10:00 Nathaniel Baum-Snow (University of Toronto): "Wage inequality and cities" Reading list Baum-Snow, slides Baum-Snow

10:15 - 11:30 Paolo Naticchioni (University of Roma Tre): "Real urban wage premium and inequalities" Reading List Naticchioni

11:30 - 12:20 Presentations

- Holger Lüthen: Lifetime income and the Welfare State in Germany

- Carla Krolage: Reassessing top income trends in the United States: the role of population and productivity growth


16:00 – 17:15 Jørn Rattsø (Norwegian University of Science and Technology): "Education, private-public work experience, and the urban wage premium" Reading list Rattsø, slides Rattsø

17.30 - 18.45 Rolf Aaberge (Statistics Norway): "The distributional impact of public services in Europe" slides Aaberge

18:55 – 19:45 Presentations  

- Yasna Cortés: The effect of local public services on spatial income inequality: an application for Chile

- Anja Gaentzsch: The redistributive impact of social spending in Peru: An incidence analysis


Thursday January 12, 2017

08:30 – 10:00 Francisco Ferreira (World Bank): "Equality of opportunity: theory, evidence and some future directions" Reading list Ferreira, slides Ferreira

10.15 - 11:30 Vito Peragine (University of Bari): "Equality of opportunity and policy preferences in transition economies" Reading list Peragine, slides Peragine

11:40 – 12:30 Presentations

- Paolo Brunori: Upward and downward bias when measuring inequality of opportunity

- Maria Lucia Pace: Testing inequality of opportunity within the ANOVA framework: the case of Italy


15:45 - 17:15 Iñaki Permanyer (UAB Barcelona): "Multidimensional poverty: theory and empirical evidence" Reading List Permanyer, slides Permanyer

17:30 - 19:35 Presentations

- Gabriela Zapata Román: Evolution of inequality of opportunity in Chile

- Samuel Tetteh-Baah: Measures of horizontal inequality across developing countries

- Elisa Pagani: Multidimensional risk aversion: the cardinal sin

- Gintare Mazeikaite: Decomposing health inequality in the EU

- Arip Muttaqien: Understanding the differences in welfare distribution between India and Indonesia

20:15 Social Dinner


Friday,  January 13,  2017

07:45 Departure of the shuttle bus from Alba di Canazei