Thursday, 2 November 2017

09:00-10:00
Registration of participants & Welcome Coffee
10:00-10:30

Welcome Speeches

Pier Giorgio Ardeni, President of Istituto Cattaneo
Virginio Merola, Mayor of Bologna
Elisabetta Gualmini, Vice-President of Regione Emilia-Romagna

10:30-11:15
Plenary Session: Salone del Podestà
Introduction – Pier Giorgio Ardeni, President of Instituto Cattaneo

Opening Lecture – The Anthony Atkinson Lecture: Poverty in EU
Stephen Jenkins, London School of Economics

11:15-11:30
Sala di Re Enzo: Coffee Break
11:30-13:30
Parallel Sessions

SESSION 1 – Salone del Podestà

Income Inequality and Growth 

CHAIR: Salvatore Morelli, The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York

Francesco Grigoli, Gabriel Di Bella, International Monetary Fund; Evelio Paredes, Ministerio de Hacienda (Spain)
Inequality and Growth: A Heterogeneous Approach

Elizabeth Casabianca, Elena Giarda, Prometeia Associazione 
From Rags to Riches, from Riches to Rags: Intra-generational Mobility in Europe Before and After the Great Recession

Julia Włodarczyk, University of Economics, Katowice
Income Comparisons and Individual Well-being: the Case of Poland

Florent Bresson, Université Clermont Auvergne; Gaston Yalonetzky, University of Leeds
A Widening Global Divide? A Bipolarization Analysis

Riccardo Leoncini, University of Bologna
Innovation, Inequality and Skill Premium

SESSION 2 – Sala degli Atti

Labour and Wage Inequality

CHAIR: Fabio Clementi, University of Macerata

Franziska Disslbacher, Stefan Angel, Stefan Humer, Vienna University of Economics and Business; Matthias Schnetzer, Federal Chamber of Labor Vienna
What Did You Really Earn Last Year? Explaining Measurement Error in Survey Income Data

Michael Chletsos, University of Iannina; Anna Saiti, Harokopio University
Income Inequality in Labour Income: What are Their Drivers? Evidence from OECD Countries

Ulrike Stein, Macroeconomic Policy Institute (IMK)
Earnings Inequality in Germany: A Decomposition-analysis

Ciro Baldi, Silvia Pacini, Stefano Costa, Davide Zurlo, ISTAT
Looking at Wage Inequality Through the Lenses of Economic Structure. A First Exploration of a New Data Source

Christian Hutter and Enzo Weber, Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
Labour Market Effects of Wage Inequality and Skill-Biased Technical Change in Germany

SESSION 3 – Sala del Quadrante

Re-distribution and Fiscal Policies

CHAIR: Emanuele Felice, University of Chieti-Pescara

Inessa Luksha, Ruslan Luksha, Belgorod State University
Influence of the Financial Macro Regulators Activity on Inequality and Poverty: the Example of Russia and the Associative Effect on the EU

Goksu Aslan, University of Messina
Direct and Indirect Effects of Income Inequality on Economic Growth through Political Economy: Taxes as Proxy of Redistributive Pressure

Klaudijo Klaser, University of Trento
The European Social Welfare Function Shaped on a Difference Principle: a Normative Rawlsian Approach in Favor of the Fiscal Union

Stefania Cardinaleschi and Stefano De Santis, ISTAT Italian National Institute of Statistics; Marina Schenkel, University of Udine
Effects of Decentralized Bargaining on Gender Inequality: Italy

Vanda Almeida, Paris School of Economics
Income Inequality and Redistribution in the Aftermath of the 2007-2008 Crisis: the Us Case

13:30-14:45
Sala di Re Enzo: Lunch
14:45-17:00
Parallel Sessions

SESSION 4 – Salone del Podestà

Income and Wealth Inequality

CHAIR: Maurizio Franzini, University of Rome “Sapienza”

Salvatore Morelli, The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York; Facundo Alvaredo, Paris School of Economics; Paolo Acciari, Ministry of Economy (Italy)
The Concentration of Personal Wealth in Italy – Evidence from Inheritance Tax Returns 1995-2013

Junichi Kanzaka, Soka University
Did the Land Rental Market Reduce Poverty in Interwar Japan?

Gregor Boehl, Goethe University, Frankfurt; Thomas Fischer, Lund University
Capital Taxation and Investment: Matching 100 Years of Wealth Inequality Dynamics

Tahnee Ooms, University of Oxford
Where Does the Missing Capital Income Go?

Jan Mares and Roman Horvath, Charles University; Iftekhar Hasan, Fordham University and Bank of Finland
The Determinants of Wealth Inequality: International Evidence

SESSION 5 – Sala degli Atti

Perspectives on Inequality in Low-Income Countries

CHAIR: Giovanni Vecchi, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”

Fabio Clementi, University of Macerata; Andrew Dabalen, Vasco Molini, World Bank; Francesco Schettino, University of Campania
We Forgot the Middle Class! Inequality Underestimation in a Changing Sub-Saharan Africa

Andrea Passacantilli, ISTAT Italian National Institute of Statistics
The Measurement of Wealth Inequality through LSMS Surveys: the Case Study of Peru 1985-1991

Lela Tijanić, Juraj Dobrila University of Pula
European Regional Inequalities in Competitiveness

Alba Del Villar Olano, Roberto Ezcurra, University of Navarra
Has Economic Globalization Increased Regional Inequality?

SESSION 6 – Sala del Quadrante

Health and Social Inequality

CHAIR: Tiziana Caponio, University of Torino, Collegio Carlo Alberto

Guido Erreygers, University of Antwerp; Philippe Clarke, University of Melbourne
Defining and Measuring Health Poverty

Masato Shikata, Kwansei Gakuin University
Age Structure, Family Formation and Income Inequality in Japan

Luca Bortolotti, University of Florence and University of Trento
Lights and Shadows in the Distribution of Wellbeing in China

Katarzyna Swierczynska, Agata Kliber, Poznan University of Economics and Business
African Immigration to Europe. The Inequality and Social Cohesion Nexus

Sarah Grace See and Emma Tominey, University of York
Juggling Work and Family: The Effect of Flexibility on Mental Health

17:00-17:15
Sala di Re Enzo: Coffee Break
17:15-18:00
Plenary Session: Salone del Podestà
Introduction – Achille Lemmi, Center “Camilo Dagum”, University of Siena

Lecture – Measuring Diversity and its Relevance for Economics
Jacques Silber, Bar-Ilan University