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Webpage URL: http://economics.nuim.ie/seminars/LEGWorkshop2.sht
Duration (in days):1
Details: This conference took place in Maynooth on Friday July 3rd 9:15am-5:00pm and brought together some of the leading national and international researchers in mobility and inequality to present work on dynamic aspects of earnings and income inequality. The guest speakers included Dirk Van de gaer (Ghent University), Stephen Jenkins (University of Essex), Peter Gottschalk (Boston College) and Gary Fields (Cornell University). Other participants included leading researchers and PhD students from ESRI, UCD, Maastricht and Maynooth. The conference covered a range of issues relating to inequality and earnings dynamics, including the meaning of inequality and mobility, measurement error in survey data and understanding income changes over the life-cycle.