Tuesday, 21 October 2014

The Theory and Empirics of Inequality, Poverty and Mobility



The next Wednesday 29th of October, the Centre for Globalisation Research hosts one day workshop on the theory and empirics of inequality, poverty and mobility, organized by CGR member Dr Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, senior lecturer in economics at Queen Mary University of London School of Business and Management. The event will take place at the Dean Rees House, located at Queen Mary’s Charterhouse Square campus. 

You can find a detailed outline in schedule in this link

Below you can find an outline of the confirmed speakers and the research to be presented at the workshop. The outline we be updated as final details of the workshop are confirmed. 

Dr Erlend Berg, Lecturer in Economics at Department of Economics, University of Bristol. 
Can public works increase wages? Evidence from India, with Sambit Bhattacharyya, Rajasekhar Durgam and Manjula Ramachandra.


Dr Suman Seth, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative, University of Oxford.
Measuring and Decomposing Inequality among the Multidimensionally Poor using Ordinal Data: A Counting Approach, with Sabine Alkire.


Dr Gaston Yalonetzky, Lecturer in Economics, Leeds University Business School,  University of Leeds.
Pro-poorest poverty reduction with counting measures: the non-anonymous case, with Jose Gallegos.


Dr Catherine Porter, Lecturer in Economics, School of Management and Languages, Heriot-Watt University.
The impact of drought and food prices on vulnerability in Ethiopia, with Ruth Hill.

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