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Conference
The Welfare State in an Intertemporal Perspective

CRISS
Centro di Ricerca Inter-Universitario sullo Stato Sociale

The Network on the Economics of the Welfare State

and

J. Monnet Chair in "European Macroeconomics"
Dipartimento di Economia Politica
Università degli Studi di Siena

organise a Workshop on

The Welfare State in an Intertemporal Perspective

Siena, Certosa di Pontignano
Sala Palio

September 25-26, 2004

 


 

Saturday, September 25, 10.45
   
10.45 Opening of the workshop
11.00 Keynote Speaker
  Tony Atkinson, Nuffield College, Oxford
Social Europe and the Contribution of Public Economics
   
Saturday, September 25, 15.00
   
First Session - Well-Being in the Life-cycle and Intergenerational Mobility
   
15.00 Tim Smeeding, Syracuse University
  Patterns of Economic Wellbeing: Full Income Distribution and Income Packages in Rich Countries
16.00 Jacques LeCacheux, Pau University and OFCE
  Ageing, Pensions and International Capital Flows
17.00 Coffee break
17.30 Miles Corak, Statistics Canada, Ottawa
  Do poor children become poor adults? Lessons for public policy from a cross country comparison of generational earnings mobility
20.00 Dinner
   
Sunday, September 26, 9.00
   
Second Session - Well-Being, Education and Human Capital
   
9.00 Geraint Johnes, Lancaster University
  Cost structures in higher education
10.00 Giorgio Brunello and Lorenzo Rocco, Padua University
  Diploma no problem: can private schools provide lower quality than public schools?
11.30 Coffee break
12.00 Andrea Brandolini and Piero Cipollone, Bank of Italy
  Return to Education in Italy
13.00 Lunch
   
Sunday, September 26, 15.00
   
Third Session - Welfare Reforms from an Intertemporal Perspectives
   
15.00 Herwig Immerwoll, Cambridge University and OECD
  Welfare Reform in European Countries: A Micro-Simulation Analysis
16.00 Francesco Farina, Siena University
  Risk Heterogeneity, Income Distribution, and Voting on Risk Insurance
17.30 Good bye Coffee





 

Organization

Centro di Ricerca Universitario sullo Stato Sociale (CRISS)

The aim of the Centre is to promote economic research on the Welfare State and on the various models around the world for the achievement of social protection and public support and progress in collective well-being, paying particular attention to issues raised by the increasing globalisation of...

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