2018 User Conference

On 03-04 of May 2018 will take place the 2nd LIS/LWS Users Conference dedicated to the legacy of Tony Atkinson, our former President, in inequality analysis field. We received submissions on a variety of topics such as: income inequality, top incomes, joint approach on income & wealth, child poverty, work-family life balance, inter-generational mobility, or income redistribution.

The conference will be open by Georg Mein, Dean of the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education, University of Luxembourg and Francois Bourguignon (Paris School of Economics, France & LIS President). An introductory session on Tony Atkinson’s contribution to the advancement of inequality and poverty research and how the conference papers advance that legacy will be given by Andrea brandolini (Banca di Italia) and Timothy Smeeding (Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin-Madison, US).

Stephen Jenkins, Professor of Economic and Social Policy at the London School of Economics, will give the 2018 user conference keynote lecture on European poverty.


Please find the detailed program by session here


The User Conference will take place at Maison des Sciences Humaines (Room: Blackbox), Belval Campus which is the home of the LIS office.

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Registration for attendance is free of costs, limited to the disposable places in the venue via the registration form.

Deadline for attendance registration: April 23rd, 2018


If you have any inquiries concerning the User Conference, please write to conference@lisdatacenter.org