Italy, Alba di Canazei (TN)

Winter School 2016: Fairness, opportunities and inequality transmission

when 11 January 2016 - 14 January 2016
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 300

Winter School on Inequality and Collective Welfare Theory (IT11)


Organizers
* Department of Economics of the University of Verona
* LISER Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Researh
* The Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ)
* Statistics Norway
* Thema (Université de Cergy - Pontoise; ANR TRANSINEQ project)
* ZEW (Centre for European Economic Research)

Main Issues
* Inequality of opportunity: theory, evidence and policy implications
* Transmission of inequality: family background, inheritances, geographical segregation
* Well-being evaluation and inequality with ordinal data
* Social comparisons, fairness, cooperation and redistribution

Applied Sessions:
* mapping with Arc GIS


More info on official website

Course leader

Claudio Zoli and Eugenio Peluso, University of Verona

Target group

PhD students. An additional limited number of places is reserved to senior faculty members

Course aim

provide junior and senior researchers with the opportunity to discuss issues concerning:
* Inequality of opportunity: theory, evidence and policy implications.
* Transmission of inequality: family background, inheritances, geographical segregation.
* Inequality and well-being. Social comparisons, fairness, cooperation and redistribution.

Fee info

EUR 300: includes tuition, shuttle bus transportation from Verona to Canazei (leaving on Sunday January 10 in the afternoon and returning on Friday January 15 in the morning) and the social dinner

Scholarships

includes base registration plus a double (or triple) room accommodation together with another participant and half-board (breakfast and dinner)