PEGNet Conference 2017 "Understanding national inequalities and how to address them" - Poverty Reduction, Equity and Growth Network
The conference will seek to provide answers to the following questions, amongst others: In particular, but not exclusively, we invite contributions (papers and presentations of projects) that provide solutions to the following challenges and questions: - What measures of inequality are more pertinent for developing countries? - Does the current data used in developing countries provide a representative picture of inequality trends? - Is a certain amount of inequality conducive for growth? - What is the role of globalization and for increasing inequalities in developing countries? - What is the role of land reform, educational policies, rural infrastructure and improvements of agricultural productivity for reducing inequality? - What role can development cooperation play in curbing rising inequality? - What institutional arrangements need to be put in place to close the income gap between the rich and the poor in developing countries? - How to design growth-and equity-enhancing tax systems? - What is the role of regulating global financial markets and institutions in reducing national inequalities?
|Event dates:||2017-09-11 – 2017-09-12|
|Organizer:||Poverty Reduction, Equity and Growth Network PEGNet Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW), Germany NADEL – Center for Development and Cooperation, ETH Zürich, Switzerland Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)|
|Conference venue:||Zürich, ETH Zürich|
|Classification:||F6 - Economic Impacts of Globalization ; I3 - Welfare and Poverty ; O1 - Economic Development ; O2 - Development Planning and Policy|
|Event type:||Konferenzen, Tagungen; Conferences|
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