Global Inequality Workshop


Northwestern University Global Inequality Workshop

May 12-13, 2016

Agenda

Thursday, May 12


Welcome:
 
Daniel Linzer, Provost, Northwestern University
Jay Walsh, Vice President for Research, Northwestern University
Bruce Carruthers, Director, Buffett Institute for Global Studies, Northwestern University
David Figlio, Director, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University


Session 1: Inequality: A Global Perspective

Miles Corak, University of Ottawa

Chris Hann, Max Planck Institute

Jeffrey Winters, Northwestern University

Moderated by Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Northwestern University

Session 2: The Tails of the Distribution
Carola Frydman, Northwestern University and Boston University

Olivier Godechot, Sciences Po

Ariell Reshef, Paris School of Economics/Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

Moderated by Stephen Nelson, Northwestern University


Session 3: Recent Developments in Inequality Research

Leslie McCall, Northwestern University

Branko Milanovic, CUNY Graduate Center

Jessica Pan, National University of Singapore

Moderated by Mary Pattillo, Northwestern University

Session 4: Organizations and Inequality
Jerry Davis, University of Michigan

Frank Dobbin, Harvard University

Lauren Rivera, Northwestern University

Moderated by James Spillane, Northwestern University

Friday, May 13

Session 5: Inequality and Education
Kirabo Jackson, Northwestern University

Kjell Salvanes, Norwegian School of Business

Marianne Simonsen and Helena Skyt Nielsen, Aarhus University

Moderated by Jonathan Guryan, Northwestern University

Session 6: Inequality and Health
Emma Adam, Northwestern University

Tom Boyce, University of California, San Francisco

Mark Stabile, INSEAD

Moderated by Christopher Kuzawa, Northwestern University

Final Thoughts
Bruce Carruthers and David Figlio, Northwestern University