Lecture Series

In 2009, LIS launched an annual lecture series. The lectures are co-sponsored by LIS and local institutions in Luxembourg and are designed for public audiences.

Lectures

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Branko Milanovic

Branko Milanovic, Senior Scholar in the LIS Center and Visiting Presidential Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center, presented the 2014 LIS Summer Lecture: “Global Income Inequality: Current Trends, Issues of Justice and Politics.” Professor Milanovic is a leading scholar on income inequality who joined The Graduate Center and the LIS Center in 2014. He is [...]

July 7, 2014 | Lecture Series | read more »

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Holly Sutherland

Holly Sutherland, Research Professor at the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, and Director of EUROMOD, presented the 2013 LIS Summer Lecture: “Who Pays for Austerity? The Design and Distributional Effects of Fiscal Consolidation in the European Union.” Professor Sutherland has been Director of EUROMOD since 2004. She has coauthored numerous working [...]

July 9, 2013 | Lecture Series | read more »

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Thomas Piketty

Paris School of Economics Professor Thomas Piketty presented the 2012 Summer Lecture, “Wealth and Inheritance in the Long Run.” Thomas Piketty is currently a Professor of Economics at the Paris School of Economics. Prof. Piketty also served as the Director of the school from 2005-2007, and was instrumental in its founding. He has served as [...]

October 1, 2012 | Lecture Series | read more »

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Paul Krugman

Princeton University Professor Paul Krugman presented the 2010 Summer Lecture, “Inequality and Crises: Coincidence or Causality?,” also billed as the keynote lecture for the 2010 LIS Conference on Inequality and the Middle Class. Paul Krugman is Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs at Princeton University. He has been an [...]

April 29, 2011 | Lecture Series | read more »

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Lawrence Mishel

President of the Economic Policy Institute (EPI – Washington D.C.) presented “Waging Inequality in America” Lawrence Mishel came to the Economic Policy Institute in 1987. As EPI’s first research director, then as vice president, and now president, he has played a significant role in building EPI’s research capabilities and reputation. He has researched, written, and [...]

April 29, 2011 | Lecture Series | read more »