The Centro Einaudi with the support of Fondazione CRT launches the 5th Giorgio Rota Best Paper Award. Young researchers are invited to submit papers, by March 31st, on the subject: Economic consequences of inequality. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: • economic and political determinants of inequality; • the measurement of inequality; • lower consumer spending, stagnation and other economic implications of income inequality; • inequality and the functioning of market economies; • the reconsideration of the theories of growth; • the rising of social tensions/frictions fed by inequality; • emerging authoritarianisms and the political control by the rich/elites; • equity vs efficiency economic and ethical arguments; • policies to alleviate inequality (e.g. minimum income and other redistributive policies; negative income taxes etc.).
A signed copy of the GIORGIO ROTA Best Paper Award application form; - The scientific paper in electronic format (up to two papers per participant); - A copy of the document proving the obtained university graduate qualification; - A copy of an identification document indicating the date of birth; - A C.V. (either in English or Italian).
1.500 Euros per paper (total amount of the three prizes: 4.500)
You must be studying in one of the following countries:
You must be from one of the following countries:
Number of Awards
You must be studying one of the following:
Sociology, Geography, Criminal & Forensic Science, Political Science, Liberal Arts/Humanities, Economics, Public Administration, Law & Legal Studies, Business/Management and Architecture & Design
Participation to the workshop that will be organised in May 2017 in Turin (Italy) is mandatory in order to be awarded. The Centro Einaudi will also refund up to a maximum of 1.000 Euros for paper, in order to cover travel/accomodation expenses to Turin.