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Economic inequality
Reducing inequality – the great challenge of our time
5 October 2022 08:307 October 2022 17:30
Universidad de los Andes, Carrera 1, Calle 18a, Bogotá, Colombia
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Conference programme: Reducing inequality – the great challenge of our time

Programme for Reducing inequality – the great challenge of our time Mobile-friendly version of the programme here . Spanish version of the programme here . Guidance note for speakers here . The national emergency number is 123. Connect to...

Global inequality Economic inequality Group-based inequality
Journal Article
Promoting education under distortionary taxation: Equality of opportunity versus welfarism

A common claim in the policy discourse is that a government wishing to achieve equality of opportunity should use public provision of education for equalisation of opportunities rather than income taxation, which only equalizes incomes...

Educational subsidies Equality of opportunity Income tax
Journal Article
Snakes and ladders and loaded dice: Poverty dynamics and inequality in South Africa between 2008 and 2017

Longitudinal surveys allow us to understand how markers of (dis)advantage determine present material welfare and economic upward or downward mobility over time...

Economic inequality Poverty Dynamics Social stratification
Panel discussion
UNU-WIDER at ISA 2022 Annual Convention

UNU-WIDER Senior Research Fellow Patricia Justino and Research Associate Rute Martins Caeiro join in a virtual panel discussion Trust and Governance in Unstable Democracies on 29 March 2022 14:00 - 15:30 (UTC-5) as part of the International Studies...

29 March 2022
Online, Nashville, United States
Past event
Brian Levy and Alan Hirsch on the challenge of economic inclusion in South Africa
2 November 2021
Online, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Virtuous circles and downward spirals: The power of ideas & the limits of technocracy

What will it take to shake loose the distemper of our times, and initiate a virtuous spiral of renewal?...

Sustainable development Institutional quality Democracy
Luis Felipe López Calva on inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean
5 October 2021
Online, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Policy seminar
SA-TIED policy dialogue – Macroeconomics and inequality in South Africa
29 June 2021
Online, South Africa
Past event
SOUTHMOD presented at the IAB seminar series

The Institute for Employment Research ( IAB ) is hosting an online seminar series " Corona - leveler or amplifier of social and economic inequality? ". The weekly seminar series aims to bring together empirically rigorous contributions...

19 May 2021
Online, Nuremberg, Germany
Past event
SA-TIED seminar on pension-related tax expenditures

On 03 May the SA-TIED programme will host an online seminar on pension-related tax expenditures. The presentation will be given by Agustin Redonda and Chris Axelson under the SA-TIED project work stream on Public revenue for inclusive development ...

3 May 2021
Online, Pretoria, South Africa
Past event
Project workshop
Photo by Lianhao Qu on Unsplash 3rd Annual workshop: Inequality and governance in unstable democracies – the mediating role of trust
22 April 202123 April 2021
Online, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
New WIID Companion to improve the study of inequality

There is a growing need to understand income inequality trends and how they interplay with other social, economic, and political outcomes, both at the country level and worldwide...

Inequality Equality Economic inequality
Working Paper
The social psychology of economic inequality

In this review, I provide an overview of the literature investigating the social psychology of economic inequality, focusing on individuals’ understandings, perceptions, and reactions to inequality...

Inequality Economic inequality Psychological aspects (Economics)
Research Brief
Does exchange rate volatility amplify existing inequalities in South Africa?

Even though poverty and inequality have been of overriding concern in South Africa’s development policies and programmes since its democratization in 1994, measures of poverty, inequality, and related phenomena in the country do not show a clea...

Functional distribution Income distribution Economic inequality
35 years of research for change – what's next?: Building just societies

To celebrate its 35 th birthday, UNU-WIDER has looked back at some of its greatest achievements...

Structural transformation Economic inequality Economic development
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