Archives for June 2015

We’ve moved!
Jun 30, 2015 | News

Last week, the LIS headquarters moved to the brand new offices located in Esch Belval, in southern Luxembourg. The new building, called Maison des Sciences Humaines, will be entirely dedicated to innovative activities in the field of social sciences, as well as to public-private collaboration. The move allows LIS to be strategically located close to […]

Announcement: LIS is moving
Jun 24, 2015 | News

LIS is moving to a new location next week and so is our IT infrastructure. As a consequence, we have scheduled to shut down LISSY, and the Web Tabulator, from Thursday 25 June 2015 at noon to Friday 26 June 2015, 08:00PM (Luxembourg time). We are sorry for the inconvenience. Our new address, as of […]

Upcoming ECINEQ meeting
Jun 19, 2015 | News

The 6th meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ) will be held in Luxembourg, from July 13th to July 15th 2015, at the University of Luxembourg’s Kirchberg Campus. The conference will promote academic debates and exchanges of opinions on inequality, poverty, and other topics of common interest, and contribute to the […]

Louis Chauvel
Jun 10, 2015 | Senior Scholars

Senior Scholar, LIS Email Louis Chauvel is a French sociologist, Professor at the University of Luxembourg and winner of the Chair PEARL “Programme Excellence for Award of Research in Luxembourg” on social welfare, income and wealth and social change in a comparative perspective. He is the author of Le destin des générations, structure sociale […]

Conchita D’Ambrosio
Jun 10, 2015 | Senior Scholars

Senior Scholar, LIS Email Conchita D’Ambrosio is Professor of Economics at the University of Luxembourg. She is an economist, with a Ph.D. from New York University (2000). Her research interests have revolved around the study of individual and social well-being. She has published in Economica, International Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, Social […]

Frank Cowell
Jun 10, 2015 | Senior Scholars

Senior Scholar, LIS Email Frank Cowell is Professor of Economics at Suntory & Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, at London School of Economics. His research interests focus on the underlying principles of inequality measurement and its relation to welfare economics, as well as distributional analysis, and information theory. He has published […]

Paul Krugman
Jun 10, 2015 | Senior Scholars

Senior Scholar, LIS Email Paul Krugman is a Distinguished Scholar at the Stone Center. Before joining the Graduate Center in New York, Krugman was professor of economics and international affairs at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School. In 2008, he was the sole recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his work […]

Janet C. Gornick
Jun 10, 2015 | Senior Scholars

Senior Scholar, LIS Email Janet Gornick is Professor of Political Science and Sociology at The Graduate Center of The City University of New York (CUNY) in the United States. She has held various positions at LIS for over twenty-five years, and has served as Director from 2006 to 2016. She is currently the director […]

Inequality Workshop completed
Jun 08, 2015 | News

The LIS Center at the CUNY Graduate Center hosted a one-week workshop on socio-economic inequalities. On Monday through Friday (June 1-5, 2015), the 50 participants, mostly PhD students and faculty from several NYC-based universities, attended lectures presented by 15 experts on inequality. The lecturers’ bios, and their assigned readings, are on the workshop website; the […]