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Fourth meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ)


Mon, 2011-07-18 - Wed, 2011-07-20


The Fourth Meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ)  will be held the University of Catania (Italy) from July 18 to July 20, 2011.

The ECINEQ conference provides a forum for a rigorous analysis of inequality, welfare and redistribution issues, both at the theoretical and at the empirical level, as well as for a discussion of the policy implications of the research findings in this field.

ECINEQ aims at achieving high scholarly standards in both the selection of topics and their debates, whether they concern theoretical issues, empirical analyses or the implementation of policies.

Invited Talks

Angus Deaton, Princeton University

Bernard van Praag, University of Amsterdam

Jacques Silber, Bar Ilan University

Submission process

The deadline for submission of complete papers is April 30, 2011.  Nevertheless incomplete but well advanced papers will also be considered. 

Please note that English is the language of the conference. 

Documents must not exceed 40 pages (A4) and should be sent in PDF format. Submissions in any other format will not be considered.

To submit your paper click here and follows the instructions

Important dates

- Deadline for submission: April 30, 2011

- Communication of acceptance of the paper: Mai 20, 2011

- Deadline for registration and payments of the fees: June 17, 2011  

- Publication of the conference final program: June 20, 2011.

Only registered participants will be included in the final program

Fees: 260 Euros

Special rate for PhD Students and LDC Researchers (from countries included in the following list  UN-OHRLLS LCDs): 210 Euros.

Fees include: registration, lunches, official dinner, coffee breaks, conference material and the ECINEQ membership for 2011-2013.


Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ)

The Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ) has been founded in Palma de Mallorca in July 2005 as a not-for-profit association supporting the study of economic inequality and related fields (see list of founding members). The aims of the Society are: To provide an international...

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