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The Micro and Macro of Inequality Workshop

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The Micro and Macro of Inequality Workshop

The Department is pleased to announce the Mirco and Macro of Inequality workshop organised by Federico Rossi, Pablo Beker, Christine Braun and Roberto Pancrazi.

Thursday 16 – Friday 17 May 2019
Scarman - University of Warwick

Thursday 16 May 2019

The program is as follows:


9.00 - 9.40

Wealth Taxes and Inequality

Nicola Borri and Pietro Reichlin

9.40 - 10.20

Use It Or Lose It: Efficiency Gains from Wealth Taxation

Fatih Guvenen, Gueorgui Kambourov, Burhan Kuruscu, Sergio Ocampo, Daphne Chen

10.20 - 10.40


10.40 - 11.20

Permanent-Income Inequality

Brant Abbott and Giovanni Gallipoli

11.20 - 12.00

Borrowing Constraints, Search, and Life-Cycle Inequality

Benjamin Griffy

12.00 - 13.40

Lunch at Scarman

13.40 - 14.20

Performance-based contracts, Income Inequality and Wealth Inequality

Pablo Beker, Roberto Pancrazi and Carlo Perroni

14.20 - 15.20

Sources of Earnings Growth Heterogeneity

Fatih Karahan, Serder Ozkan and Jae Song



15:420 - 16:20

Investment, heterogeneity, inattention and the dynamic effects of monetary policy shocks

Adrien Auclert, Matthew Rognlie, Ludwig Straub

16:20 - 17:20

Keynote - Incidence and Propagation of Shocks in HANK

Gianluca Violante


Dinner at Scarman

Friday 17 May 2019


9.00 – 9.40

Markups and Inequality
Corina Boar and Virgiliu Midrigan

9.40 – 10.20

Escaping the Losses from Trade: The Impact of Heterogeneity on Skill Acquisition

Axelle Ferriere, Gaston Navarro, Ricardo Reyes-Heroles

10.20 – 10.40


10.40 - 11.20

Housing Bubbles and Wealth Inequality. Evidence from Spain

Clara Martinez - Toledano

11.20 - 12.20

Keynote - Uneven Growth: Automation's Impact on Income and Wealth Inequality

Benjamin Moll

12.30 - 13.30

Lunch at Scarman


This event is open to Faculty members and MRes/PhD students from the Department of Economics.

Places are limited so early booking is recommended. For registration enquiries, please contact Margaret Nash (