Giorgio Rota Best Paper Award

Centro Einaudi


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.).

Other Criteria

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:



Mar 23

You must be from one of the following countries:


Number of Awards


You must be studying one of the following:

Architecture & Design, Business/Management, Law & Legal Studies, Public Administration, Economics, Liberal Arts/Humanities, Political Science, Criminal & Forensic Science, Geography and Sociology

Host Institution


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.

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