Trends in inequality: social, economic and political issues International Conference on Inequality
The conference " Trends in inequality: social, economic and political issues" will be held in Bologna (Italy) from 2nd to 4th November 2017.
The aim of the conference is to bring the discussion on recent trends in inequalities in the spotlight of the debate among political circles and policy makers. Topics will provide wider scope to the conference, ranging from the concept of inequality to the potential policies. Specific attention will be devoted to consequences of the various forms of inequality observed worldwide, both economic and non-economic ones. The deadline for abstract submission is April 30, 2017.
Jackson, M.O., Rogers, B.W. and Y. Zenou (2017). The economic consequences of social network structure. Journal of Economic Literature 55(1), 1-47.
We survey the literature on the economic consequences of the structure of social networks. We...more
Guiso, L., Sapienza, P., Zingales, L. (2016). Long term persistence. Journal of the European Economic Association 14-6, 1401–1436
We study whether a positive historical shock can generate long-term persistence in development. We...more
Costa, D., L. Kahn, M., Roudiez, C., Wilson, S. (2016). Persistent Social Networks: Civil War Veterans who Fought Together Co-Locate in Later Life. NBER Working Paper No. 22397
At the end of the U.S Civil War, veterans had to choose whether to return to their prewar...more
Komlos, J. (2014). What Every Economics Student Needs to Know and Doesn't Get in the Usual Principles Text. London and New York: Routledge.
The recent financial crisis illustrated vividly the flaws of weakly regulated markets, yet...more
Folland, S., Rocco, L. (2014). The Economics of Social Capital and Health A Conceptual and Empirical Roadmap. Washington, D.C.: World Scientific.
This book edited by Sherman Folland and Lorenzo Rocco defines the field of social capital and...more
The Economics Of Social Institutions Edited by John B. Davis, Professor of Economics, Marquette...more