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5th Giorgio Rota Best Paper Award


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.).

Sponsor: Centro Einaudi

Award Restrictions

Applicants for this award must meet the following criteria:

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

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Amount1.500 Euros per paper (total amount of the three prizes: 4.500)
Number of Awards3
DeadlineMarch, 31st, 2017
IncludesParticipation 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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