Events December 2019

06
Dec
2019

Thesis proposal: Essays on human capital accumulation and inequality

Matthew Woolf

What role does human capital play in exacerbating or ameliorating inequality? This thesis aims to explore this question in a novel way by integrating heterogenous macroeconomic models with the choices individuals make every day.

06
Dec
2019

When do we die in the long-run? The relative survival of politicians over the 20th century

Professor Philip M Clarke, Health Economics Research Centre, University of Oxford; Centre for Health Policy, University of Melbourne

As Thomas Piketty has demonstrated, compiling pragmatic measures of income distribution (e.g. top income approach) over long periods of time, and across many countries, provides valuable insights on the long-term evolution of income inequalities.

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