Call for papers for the conference “Income and wealth inequality: drivers and consequences”

Gdansk University of Technology & Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) invites proposals for the conference Income and wealth inequality: drivers and consequences. The conference will take place on September 27-29, 2023 at the Faculty of Management and Economics, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland.

Scholars are invited to present the latest research developments on income and wealth inequalities from a theoretical, historical, and comparative perspective, elaborate on the role of public policy and technological progress in the evolution of inequalities, and understand the economic and social consequences of increasing economic inequalities. Since economic inequality is a complex problem, we invite submissions from scholars representing various social science disciplines that deal with the following research topics: 1. inequality trends; 2. intergenerational inequalities; 3. inequalities within the household; 4. income and wealth inequality measurements; 5. gender inequality and discrimination in the labor market; 6. consequences of household debt; 7. determinants and consequences of wealth accumulation; 8. understanding and measuring poverty with an emphasis on poverty reduction and economic development strategies; 9. preferences for redistribution: measurements, factors, and effects; 10. education, labor markets, and inequalities; 11. comparative assessments of social and fiscal policies on inequality and poverty; 12. impact of new technologies and Artificial Intelligence on social inequalities; 13. environmental protection and economic inequalities; 14. selected sustainable development goals and social inequalities; 15. Impact of crises on inequality and poverty, and policy responses.

More information about the conference, and submission guidelines available here.

March 15, 2023 | News