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New Series of Mini Lectures on Inequality

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New Series of Mini Lectures on Inequality

The three parts of our new series of Mini Lectures shed light on different aspects of inequality: redistribution, lending and globalisation.

Looking Ahead to Economics in 2020

Phil Thornton

Looking Ahead to Economics in 2020

Phil Thornton looks back at the past four #LiNoEcon meetings and forward to economics in 2020.Phil Thornton looks back at the past four #LiNoEcon meetings and forward to economics in 2020.

The Puzzle of Global Inequality

Steve Schifferes

The Puzzle of Global Inequality

At a Science Breakfast #LiNoEcon participants discussed fighting economic inequality through the food supply chainAt a Science Breakfast #LiNoEcon participants discussed fighting economic inequality through the food supply chain

2015 Nobel Prize in Economics: Consumption, great and small

Romesh Vaitilingam

2015 Nobel Prize in Economics: Consumption, great and small

Angus Deaton of Princeton University has been awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences ‘for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare’.Angus Deaton of Princeton University has been awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences ‘for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare’.

Terhi Ravaska

James Mirrlees: Interesting, important taxation

#LindauEcon14 participant Terhi Ravaska on the relevance of optimal Taxation theory to policy making.

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Daily Recap: 21 August, 2014

21 August 2014 at #LindauEcon14 was marked by great lectures and scientific discussions.

Judith Niehues

Cross-Country Differences in Perceptions of Inequality

Perceived rather than actual inequality is what drives a nation to support redistributive measures, according to research by #LindauEcon14 participant Judith Niehues.