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Ph.D. program on “Public economics and inequality”

The Ph.D. program on "Public economics and inequality" was launched on April, 1st, 2013 and is arranged by the Hans-Böckler Foundation in collaboration with the Free University Berlin. The Graduate students are researching in following areas:

  • Income inequality and redistribution over the life-cycle
  • Behavioural economic analysis of social welfare systems
  • Intergenerational mobility and capital taxation
  • Taxation of economic elites and their resilience
  • Empirical analysis of tax and social policy

Further information on the topic of the program can be found here.

Prof. Dr. Dr. Corneo is the director of the program. Co-Directors are Prof. Dr. Ronnie Schöb and Prof. Dr. Viktor Steiner. The entire scientific advisory board can be found here.

Upcoming events and courses can be found here.


Previous guests:

Andrea Brandolini

Banca d'italia

Daniele Checchi

Universitá degli Studi di Milano

Thomas Piketty

Paris School of Economics

Johann Brunner

Johannes Keppler Universität Linz

Till van Treeck

Universität Duisburg-Essen

Rolf Aaberge

Statistics Norway

Sugata Marjit

Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta

Thomas Aronsson

Umeå University