Preliminary Program 2019

Sunday,  January 6,  2019   

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 7, 2019 (Chair: Claudio Zoli, University of Verona)

08:45 - 09:00   Welcome Address

09:00 - 11:30   Owen O’Donnell: The socioeconomic gradient in health: description, causes and policy  Reading list Slides

11:30 - 11:50   Presentation:

Rui Dang: Explaining the Body Mass Index gaps between Turkish immigrants and Germans in West Germany 2002-2012: A decomposition analysis of socio-economic causes


16:00 - 17:25   Sandy Tubeuf: “Inequality of opportunity in health and health care: an overview”   Reading list Slides

17:25 - 18:10   Florence Jusot: “Inequality of opportunity in health and health care: data and empirical issues”  Reading list  Slides

18:25 - 19:10   Vito Peragine: “Multidimensional equality of opportunities” Slides

19:10 - 19:50   Presentations:

Doriane Mignon: Fair or unfair? Disentangling inequalities in health care access for young adults in France

Begoña Cabeza: Beliefs about the role of effort and luck during the Spanish economic recession


21:30   Social Evening/Poster Session:

Paolo Brunori: Ranking health equality of opportunity in Europe

- Shaun Da Costa: Estimating welfare gains from anti-retroviral therapy and increased life expectancy in Sub-Saharan Africa

- Edward Levavasseur: Robust comparisons of inequality of opportunity for skills acquisition under the veil of ignorance

- Anastasiya Lisina: Understanding inequality and poverty in Russia

- Jannek Mühlhan: Rather poor than on welfare: Can in-work benefits improve the targeting of the German tax and benefit system?

- Valentine Schmitz: Intergenerational Social Mobility in the region Hauts-de-France: Analysis and determinants

- Giuliano Resce: Income-related inequality in gambling: Evidence from Italy

- Cornelius Schneider: Revealed preferences for capital taxation: (Periodical) wealth tax versus estate tax

- Daniela Sonedda: Consumption and income inequality: any role for the family background?

Marius Vogel : Fair inheritance tax



Tuesday January 8, 2019 (Chair: Flaviana Palmisano, University of Rome "La Sapienza" )

08:45 - 10:15    Francisco Ferreira: "Inequality of Opportunity: concepts and measurement"   Reading list  Slides 

10:30 - 11:30   Alain Trannoy: "Are Health and Income similar when thinking about Equality of Opportunity?  Slides 

11:30 - 11:50   Presentation:

Daniel Weishaar: Upper and lower bounds of inequality of opportunity in emerging economies


15:00 - 15:50   Laboratory.  Paolo Brunori: “Machine learning methods for intergenerational elasticity estimation” Reading list

16:00 - 17:30   Frank Cowell:  "Measuring Mobility"   Reading list  Paper  Slides 

17:45 - 18:30   Andreas Peichl:  “Measuring Unfair Inequality: Reconciling Equality of Opportunity and Freedom from Poverty”   Paper  Slides

18:40 - 19:25    Michele Loi:  "Algorithmic fairness, discrimination, and equality of opportunity"   Reading list  Slides

19:30 - 19:50   Presentation:

Federico Tullio: Multidimensional integenerational mobility measurement with latent transition matrices



Wednesday January 9, 2019 (Chair: Philippe Van Kerm, LISER and University of Luxembourg )

08:45 - 10:10   Erik Schokkaert: "Justice in health: How to measure inequality of what? "   Reading list  Slides 

10:25 - 11:10   Brice Magdalou: "A model of welfare-improving transfers: Theory and applications”   Reading list  Paper  Slides  Slides Lameta  Slides redistribution  

11:10 - 11:50   Presentations:

Jiunn Wang: Optimal sin taxes in the presence of income taxes and health care

- Petra Sauer: Education and old age cognition inequalities: Evidence from policy reforms


16:00 - 17:30   Paul Makdissi:  "Stochastic dominance approaches to the measurement of health inequality”   Reading list  Slides

  17:45 - 19:45   Presentations:

Holger Lüthen: Lifetime inequality and redistribution in Germany.

- Paul Hufe: The influence of paternal investments on human capital formation

- Iryna Kyzyma: What lies behind the educational gradient in health? A multiple-country evidence from SHARE data.

- Astrid Harnack: Are children better off? Intergenerational mobility of living standards

Olle Hammar: Global earnings inequality, 1970–2018.

- Mateo Seré: Does heterogeneity in income valuation explain the moment of retirement?



Thursday January 10, 2019 (Chair: Javier Olivera, LISER and PUCP)

08:45 - 09:45   Erik Schokkaert: Attitudes towards inequality and normative theory"   Reading list  Slides 

10:00 - 11:30   Daniel Waldenstrom:  "The perceived importance of inherited wealth and the support for inheritance taxation: Evidence from a randomized experiment"   Reading list  Slides

11:30 - 11:50   Presentation:

Javier Olivera: Preferences for redistribution and wealth inequality 


16:00 - 17:30   Ingvild Almas:Inequality acceptance: How important is the source of inequality and cost of redistribution?”   References  Slides

17:40 - 19:40   Presentations:

- Debora Di Gioacchino: Mass media and preferences for redistribution

-  Francesco Andreoli: Preferences for redistribution and exposure to tax-benefit schemes in Europe 

- Heikki Palviainen: Poverty and Inequality in Nordic Comparison – a Microsimulation Analysis

- Sami Remes: Development and mobility of Finnish middle class

- Estefania Galvan: Gender norms and labour supply: Identifying heterogeneous patterns across groups of women

 - Tommaso Bechini: A multidimensional analysis of well-being inequality in Italy, before and after the Great Recession


20:15   Social Dinner



Friday,  January 11,  2019

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