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Trends in Inequality: Social, Economic, and Political issues

An International Conference on Inequality ~ 2-4 November 2017 ~ Bologna (Italy)

The aim of the conference is to bring the discussion on recent trends in inequality into the spotlight, encouraging debate within political circles and among policymakers. Topics of interest, ranging from the concept of inequality to potential policies, will widen the conference's scope. Attention will be specifically devoted to the consequences of the various forms of inequality, both economic and non-economic, observed worldwide.

Call for Papers and Author Guidelines

The conference is open to scholars, researchers, and students in Economics, Sociology, Statistics, Gender Studies, and Political Sciences. The conference Committee welcomes everyone who wishes to submit a paper. Contributions, presented at the conference and included in a post-conference publication, should belong to one of the five topic areas.

  • Inequality
  • Economic Consequences of Inequality
  • Non-economic Consequences of Inequality
  • Addressing Inequality through Economic Policy
  • Addressing Inequality with other Policies

Paper abstracts will be selected by the Scientific Committee. The selected contributions will be presented at the Conference and included in a post-conference publication. More information can be found at