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Advertising! Inequality and Macroeconomic Performance Workshop

October 12, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments

I have been busy organizing a workshop on Inequality and Macroeconomic Performance, to be held in Paris on October 16-17.

The program can be found below  (pdf here), and a description of the motivation behind it (in French) in the Blog de l’OFCE.

If you happen to be around and are interested, just send a mail to the address provided in the program.

OFCE-SKEMA WORKSHOP ON INEQUALITY AND MACROECONOMIC PERFORMANCE
October 16th-17th, 2012

Tuesday October 16th

9:30-10:45 INVITED LECTURE: ”INEQUALITY AND CAPITALISM IN THE LONG RUN”
THOMAS PIKETTY

11:15-13:30 INEQUALITY, BUSINESS CYCLES AND MACROECONOMIC PERFORMANCE 1
Chair: V. Maestri
A. Morin: Wage Dispersion over the Business Cycle
Discussant: V.Maestri
S. Morelli: Banking Shocks and Top Income Shares
Discussant: A. Morin
D. Pothier and D. Puy: Unemployment, Inequality and the Business Cycle
Discussant: S. Morelli
V. Maestri and A. Roventini:Stylized Facts on Business Cycles and Inequality
Discussant: D.Puy

14:30-16:30 LABOUR MARKET INEQUALITIES
Chair: F. Vona
D. Furceri and P. Loungani: Inequality and Labor Market Institutions
Discussant: F. Vona
R.Massari, P. Naticchioni and G. Ragusa: Unconditional and Conditional Wage Polarization in Europe
Discussant: D. Furceri
M. Raitano and F. Vona: Labour Market Experience, Parental Education and Wages: Evidence from Italy
Discussant: P. Naticchioni

17:00-19:00 INEQUALITY AND FISCAL POLICIES
Chair: F. Cerniglia
S. Milasi Top Income Shares and Budget Deficits
Discussant: R. Longaretti
S. Cincotti E.J. Erlingsson. L. Ponta, M. Raberto: Inequality, Asset Bubbles and Macroeconomic Stability in an Artificial Economy
Discussant: S. Milasi
R. Longaretti and F. Cerniglia: Federalism, Accumulation in Human Capital and Inequality
Discussant: M. Raberto

Wednesday, October 17th

9.15-10:30 INVITED LECTURE: “INEQUALITY: A GLOBAL VIEW”
JAMES GALBRAITH
11:00-13:00 INEQUALITY, BUSINESS CYCLES AND MACROECONOMIC PERFORMANCE 2
Chair: A. Markiewicz
G. Fontana, A. Rodriguez Gil and M. Sawyer: The Macroeconomic Analysis of Financialisation and Wage Inequalities
Discussant: A. Markiewicz
G. Dosi, G. Fagiolo, M. Napoletano, A. Roventini: Income Distribution, Credit and Fiscal Policies in an Agent-Based Keynesian Model
Discussant: M.Sawyer
K. Lansing and A. Markiewicz: Top Incomes, Rising Inequality, and Welfare
Discussant: M. Napoletano

14:15-16:30 INEQUALITY, FINANCE AND WEALTH DYNAMICS
Chair: S. Hochguertel
S. Jauch and S. Watzka: Financial Development and Income Inequality
Discussant: S. Hochguertel
M. Amendola J-L. Gaffard and F. Patriarca: The perverse relation between the productive and the non productive assets of the economy
Discussant: S. Jauch
P. Lucchino and S. Morelli: Inequality, debt and growth
Discussant: M. Amendola
S. Hochguertel and H. Ohlsson: Heterogeneous Wealth Dynamics over Entire Working Lives
Discussant: P. Lucchino

17:00-19:00 POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC INEQUALITY IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
Chair: C. Tintin
S. Kroeger: The Contribution of Offshoring to the Convexification of the U.S. Wage Distribution
Discussant: C. Tintin
G. Felbermayr, G. Impulliti and J. Prat: Firm Heterogeneity, Directed Search, and Wage Dispersion in the Global Economy
Discussant: S. Kroeger
C. Tintin: Foreign Direct Investment, Labor Income and Inequality: Evidence from OECD Countries
Discussant: J. Prat

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