The recent evolution of inequalities in France and Germany
Anton Brender (CdE), Stefan Dehnert (FES)
Morning Session: The diagnosis
Guiding questions:How have inequalities evolved since the beginning of the century? What factors have contributed to this evolution? Are there measurement problems? Are the perceptions about the importance of inequality in France and Germany different? …
Olivier Bargain (Bordeaux University), France
Judith Niehues (IW Köln), Germany
Chair Stefan Collignon (Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies)
Afternoon Session: Consequences of inequality and measures to be taken
Guiding questions:What are the effects of inequalities on the economy?
Should we try to curb inequalities? What kind of policies would be more effective? ...
Alain Trannoy (EHESS Marseille)
Achim Truger (HWR Berlin), Germany
Chair Laurence Boone (OECD Chief Economist and G20 Finance Deputy)