On 22-23 February 2024 the ifo Institute and the ifo Center for Macroeconomics and Surveys will host the first edition of the conference “Understanding Socio-Economic Inequalities with Novel Data and Methods” in Munich, Germany.
This interdisciplinary conference aims at bringing together junior and senior researchers to present and discuss their ongoing research on inequalities in outcomes such as education, health, occupation, income, or wealth.
Keynote speakers will be Francisco H.G. Ferreira (Amartya Sen Professor of Inequality Studies, London School of Economics), Conchita D’Ambrosio (Professor of Economics, Université du Luxembourg), and Luis Bettencourt (Professor of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago). Our professor Hannes Taubenböck is part of the organizing team among Julia Baarck (ifo), Oana Garbasevschi (ifo/DLR/JMU), Andreas Peichl (ifo), Paul Schüle (ifo), and Moris Triventi (University of Trento).
A call for full papers or extended abstracts has been announced: Please submit your paper or extended abstract by 6 October 2023, via the conference website.
Here is the link to the conference: https://www.ifo.de/en/event/2024-02-22/ifo-conference-understanding-socio-economic-inequalities
Our research group at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and our Earth Observation Research Cluster at JMU have a longstanding cooperation with the ifo Institute Munich. Examples are joint papers https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0143622823001893 or joint projects https://inequalitrees.eu/the-project/