Registration: Inequality and Inclusive Growth across the United States and European Union (December 5, 2018)

The Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Antwerp and the Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy invite you to a one-day symposium on:
Inequality and Inclusive Growth across the United States and European Union
Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 (9:30 - 15:00)
Venue: University of Antwerp, Room M.004 
(M Building, 2 Sint-Jacobstraat)
The symposium brings in leading scholars to share new research on the sources and consequences of rising income inequality, as well as policy strategies to achieve inclusive economic growth in the years ahead. The presentations will discuss a wide range of topics relating to inequality across the U.S. and EU, including gender inequities, labour market change, automation and technological change, wealth, social protection systems, and more.
Featured Speakers:
Janet Gornick (The Graduate Center, CUNY; LIS): “Income and Wealth Inequality in Affluent Countries:  Levels, Trends, and Implications for the Middle Class”
Brian Nolan (University of Oxford): “Inequality and Inclusive Growth in Rich Countries”
John Hills (The London School of Economics): “Decent Incomes for the Poor in Europe: What Lessons from the Past for Faster Progress in the Future?”
A panel discussion on “Future Directions for Policy & Research on Inequality & Inclusive Growth” featuring Bea Cantillon (University of Antwerp) and Wim Van Lancker (KU Leuven)
Introduction on "Inequality & Inclusive Growth" from Ive Marx (University of Antwerp)
Questions? Please contact Zach Parolin at zachary.parolin@uantwerpen.be.
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