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2018 Inequality Workshop

“INEQUALITY BY THE NUMBERS”
An annual research workshop on socio-economic inequalities.
  
Call for Applications:
The Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality, home to the US Office of LIS, announces “Inequality by the Numbers - 2018”, the fourth annual intensive workshop on research on socio-economic inequalities. The Stone Center is located within the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), in New York City.
 
When and Where:
* June 4-8, 2018.
* CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th Street), New York City.
The Skylight Room, 9th floor.
 
Application Deadline:
The 2018 workshop application period is now closed.
 
Overview:
The “Inequality by the Numbers” workshop takes a broad approach to the study of socio-economic inequalities – spanning inequalities in income, wealth, employment, education, social mobility, health, and happiness. Instructors focus on inequalities through multiple lenses and disciplines, including gender, class, race, age, immigration status, politics, and psychology. Disparities will be considered in several geographic contexts: within New York City, across the U.S. states, across countries, and globally. 

Speakers:
Confirmed speakers include Richard Alba, Louis Chauvel, Andrew Clark, Maureen Craig, Conchita D’Ambrosio, Nancy Folbre, Michael Forster, Janet Gornick, Darrick Hamilton, Jessica Hardie, Paul Krugman, Christoph Lakner, Leslie McCall, Ruth Milkman, Lawrence Mishel, Salvatore Morelli, James Parrott, Ryan Smith, and Florencia Torche. See speaker bios here. For more information about speakers and session topics, see the workshop schedule.
 
Structure:
This workshop is targeted to PhD students and early-career scholars, working in a range of social science disciplines — especially economics, sociology, political science, and psychology — and with a keen interest in socio-economic inequalities. We also welcome applications from interested persons from other settings, including journalism, foundations, and nonprofit organizations. Applicants should be comfortable with presentations and readings that rely on quantitative research/analytic methods.
Finances:
* There is no fee for attending the workshop.
* Attendees from outside of New York City are responsible for arranging and funding their own accommodation and travel.
 * The workshop is funded by the Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality.
 
Oversight and Contact Information:
The workshop, administered by the Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality at the CUNY Graduate Center, is overseen by Associate Director Leslie McCall and Laurie Maldonado.
 
Queries may be addressed to
inequalityworkshop@gc.cuny.edu