Conference Program - Conference Developments
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Conference Program

Keynote Speaker: Facundo Alvaredo (Paris School of Economics) The distribution of wealth: evidence from five data sources

Special Session: Inequality: Trends, Causes, Consequences, Relevant Policies

  • Philip Arestis (University of Cambridge and University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU) Importance of Tackling Income Inequality and Relevant Economic Policies
  • Malcolm Sawyer (University of Leeds) Financialisation, Financial Crisis and Inequality
  • Eckhard Hein (Berlin School of Economics and Law and Institute for International Political Economy) Inequality and Economic Growth: Marxian and Post-Keynesian/Kaleckian Perspectives on Distribution and Growth Regimes before and after the Great Recession
  • Pasquale Tridico and Riccardo Pariboni (University Roma Tre) Theoretical and Empirical Analyses of the Rise of Income Inequality in Rich Countries
  • Ahmad Seyf () Can Tax Reforms Reduce Inequality?
  • Felipe Serrano and Patricia Peinado (University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU) Gender Inequality in the Labour Market and the Great Recession
  • Dimitra Kavarnou and Niko Szumilo (Cambridge University and London School of Economics) The Rich become Richer and the Poor become Poorer: A Wealth Inequality Approach from Great Britain
  • Robert Wade (London School of Economics) and Michele Alacevich (University of Bologna) Why has income inequality been neglected in economics and public policy?


Besides the Plenary and Special Session, there are thematic parallel sessions, sessions of presentation of recently published books, sessions of graduate students, and organized sessions. Regarding the latter, it is confirmed an organized session (with nine papers) about the theme of “Intangibles, Intelectual Capital and Innovation”