28 Nov 19 | News

Call for Applications: 15th Winter School on Inequality and Social Welfare Theory

LISER is contributing to the organisation of the school which aims to provide junior and senior researchers the opportunity to exchange on different dimensions of taxation, redistribution and migration

The Department of Economics of the University of Verona, the CEE-M Research Institute  (University of Montpellier and ANR RediPref project), the CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and ifo Institute at University of Munich), the ECINEQ (Society for the Study of Economic Inequality) and LISER (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Researh) are pleased to organise the 15th Winter School on Inequality and Social Welfare Theory (IT15): "Taxation, Redistribution and Migration".

The aim of the School is to provide junior and senior researchers with the opportunity to discuss issues concerning:
- Taxation, income and wealth inequality and behavioural responses;
- (The political economy of) redistribution of income and wealth;
- Migration and inequality.

Invited Speakers

Elena Bárcena-Martín (University of Malaga)
Wojciech Kopczuk (Columbia University)
Paolo Brunori (University of Florence)
Andreas Peichl (Munich University, CESifo)
Alessandra Casarico (Bocconi University)
Ravi Pendakur (University of Ottawa)
Daniele Checchi (University of Milan and LIS)
Hillel Rapoport (Paris School of Economics)
Frédéric Docquier (LISER)
Laurent Simula (ENS de Lyon)
Clemens Fuest (ifo Institute and LMU, Munich)
Philippe Van Kerm (LISER and ULuxembourg)
Stephen Jenkins (London School of Economics)


PhD students selection is based on the presentation of a CV to be attached to the online application form no later than December 18, 2019. Applications received before December 9th, 2019 will be reviewed within two days.
The application form is available at
An additional limited number of places is reserved to senior faculty members.
Selected papers will be presented by participants during the school.

Participation fees for accepted applicants are:
Base: 350 € includes tuition, shuttle bus service Verona-Canazei and social dinner
Base + dinner: 400€ includes base registration plus dinner for all days
Base + dinner + accommodation: 550€ includes base registration plus double (or triple) room together with another
participant and half-board (breakfast and dinner).
Further information is available on the following website: