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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

Felix Bierbrauer

Universität zu Köln

Daniel Waldenström

Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Stockholm

Till van Treeck

Universität Duisburg-Essen

Rolf Aaberge

Statistics Norway

Sugata Marjit

Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta

Thomas Aronsson

Umeå University

Miriam Beblo

Universität Hamburg