Stephen P. Jenkins to give 2015 LIS Summer lecture

Stephen P. Jenkins, Professor of Economic and Social Policy at the London School of Economics, Visiting Professor at the University of Essex, and a Research Fellow at IZA, will give the 2015 LIS Summer Lecture: “To what extent has income inequality increased? Some data issues”. The public lecture takes place on July 13, at the University of Luxembourg’s Kirchberg Campus.

Stephen Jenkins has examined trends in inequality and poverty, income mobility and poverty dynamics, labour supply and social security benefit receipt. Stephen’s most recent books are The Great Recession and the Distribution of Household Incomes (co-edited with A. Brandolini, J. Micklewright and B. Nolan), and Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain.

Stephen is a former president of the European Society for Population Economics, and of the International Association for Research on Income and Wealth. Stephen is also Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Economic Inequality since February 2014. He was a founding Council member of the ECINEQ and drafted the statutes of the society.

Professor Jenkins will be introduced by LIS Executive Committee member Serge Allegrezza, and LIS Director Janet Gornick.

Additional information will follow after the lecture. Stay tuned for more!

July 13, 2015 | News