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Inequality: trends, causes, consequences, relevant policies

Thursday 22 March 2018
St Catharine's College, Cambridge, UK
(all sessions in the Senior Combination Room (SCR))



09.00 Registration and coffee

09.30


Session 1:
Chair: Dr Annela Anger-Kraavi, CEO and Trustee of the Cambridge Trust for New Thinking in Economics

Professor Philip Arestis, University of Cambridge, UK
Importance of tackling income inequality and relevant economic policies

Professor Robert Wade, London School of Economics (University of London), UK
Associate Professor Michele Alacevich, University of Bologna, Italy
Why we should worry about the effects of income and wealth inequality


11.00

Coffee

11.30


Session 2:
Chair: Professor Eckhard Hein, Berlin School of Economics and Law and Institute for International Political Economy (IPE) Berlin, Germany

Emeritus Professor Malcolm Sawyer, University of Leeds, UK
Financialisation, financial crisis and inequality

Professor Pasquale Tridico, University Roma Tre, Italy
Dr Riccardo Pariboni, University of Roma Tre, Italy
Theoretical and Empirical Analyses of the Rise of Income Inequality in Rich Countries


13.00

Lunch

14.00


Session 3:

Chair: Emeritus Professor Malcolm Sawyer, University of Leeds, UK

Professor Eckhard Hein, Berlin School of Economics and Law and Institute for International Political Economy (IPE) Berlin, Germany
Inequality and Economic Growth: Marxian and Post-Keynesian/Kaleckian Perspectives on Distribution and Growth Regimes before and after the Great Recession

Dr Ahmed Seyf, TBC
Can tax reforms reduce inequality?


15.30

Coffee

16.00


Session 4:

Chair: Professor Philip Arestis, University of Cambridge, UK and University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Spain

Professor Felipe Serrano, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Spain
Professor Patricia Peinado, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Spain
Gender inequality in the labour market and the Great Recession

Dr Dimitra Kavarnou , University of Cambridge, UK
Dr Niko Szumilo, London School of Economics (University of London), UK
The rich become richer and the poor become poorer: A wealth inequality approach from Great Britain


17.30

 


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