It has hosted seven workshops since 2014, seven at Queen Mary University of London, led by Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay and recently at Leeds University, led by Suman Seth and Gaston Yalonetzky. The 2021 meeting was held online due to the pandemic.
The research group is led by Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay and is hosted at the Centre for Globalisation Research at Queen Mary University of London.
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We will have the second in-situ workshop for the Review of Development Economics Symposium on ‘Inequality in the 21st century in the developing world’ on the 26th of January 2023. Professor Francisco Ferreira, Amartya Sen Professor of Inequality Studies at the International Inequalities Institute, LSE, and Professor Gordon Anderson, Professor of Economics at the University of Toronto, will deliver keynote lectures.
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Schedule of talks:
Keynote Lecture 1: Quantifying the unquantifiable: Growth and development typologies in categorical worlds
Gordon Anderson, Department of Economics, University of Toronto
Estimating Inequality with Missing Incomes
Pedro Salas Rojo, International Inequalities Institute, London School of Economics
Robust assessments of egalitarian and non-egalitarian socioeconomic development with ordinal variables: the case of water and sanitation in sub-Saharan Africa.
Gaston Yalonetzky, University of Leeds and University of Oxford
Keynote Lecture 2: Combating inequality of opportunity: The role of human capital investments
Francisco Ferreira, International Inequalities Institute, London School of Economics
Assessing the role of tax-benefit policies during the COVID-19 pandemic: evidence from the Andean region
Xavier Jara Tamayo, International Inequalities Institute, London School of Economics
Economic, social, and political consequences of income inequality post-crisis
Annalena Oppel, International Inequalities Institute, London School of Economics
Equal opportunity sensitive aggregate wellbeing measurement: Food security and basic household income on sub-Saharan African farms.
RCSIP is delighted to host the symposium on ‘Inequality in the 21st century in the developing world’, of the Review of Development Economics. The short listed papers for the symposium will be presented at two separate workshops, the first of which will be held on the 10th of November 2022, online on Zoom. This workshop will have speakers from overseas making short presentations of their papers.
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The second in situ workshop will be held on the 26th of January 2023 at QMUL, of UK presenters with complete papers. Professor Francisco Ferreira Amartya Sen Chair of Inequality Studies at the International Inequality Institute, LSE, will deliver the keynote lecture. The workshop will be held in the Colette Bowe Room in the Queen’s Building, details of speakers and papers will follow soon.
The schedule for speakers for the online workshop on the 10th of November, 2022 are below:
The Impact of the 1918/19 Pandemic on Inequality – Lessons from the Past
Laura Radatz, University of Tuebingen, Germany
Rapid Economic Growth but Rising Poverty Segregation: Will Vietnam Meet the SDGs for Equitable Development?
Hai-Anh Dan, World Bank
Employment transitions and COVID-19 containment measures: Evidence from a developing country
Adeola Oyenubi, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Remittances and Labour Market Multidimensional Inequality in Developing Countries: Impact and Transmission Channels
Christian, Nguena, Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Dschang, Cameroon
Government, private distributions and income inequality in China
Jinxian Wang, Department of Economics, Central South University, China
Elite Capture of Finance, Inequality and Institutions in the Global South: How do Development Assistance and Illicit Financial Outflows affect Inequality
Magdalene Silberberger, Department of Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Witten-Herdecke University Germany
The role of social policy in reducing income inequality in the context of structural transformation: Evidence from developing countries"
Wannaphong Durongkaveroj, Faculty of Economics, Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand
Employment status and income inequalities during the Covid-19 pandemic in Cameroon: An analysis before and during the period of severe restrictions
Rodrigue Nda’chi Deffo, University of Yaounde, Economie des Ressources Humaines, Cameroon
Effects of culture on inequalities of opportunity in developing countries
Ondoua Blaise, University of Dschang, Cameroon
Climate change and income inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): effects and transmission channels
Cerapis Nchinda Mbognou, University of Dschang, Faculty of Economics and Management, Cameroon
An empirical assessment of the effects of political decentralization on inequality
Loudi Njoya, Ibrahim University of Dschang, Faculty of Economics and Management.
Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa: Does energy poverty matter?
Thierry Messie Pondie, University of Dschang, Faculty of Developement Economics, Cameroon.
What is the effect of political conflict on health inequalities in developing countries?
Agathe Cassandra Koumis Ngagni, University of Douala, Faculty of Economics and Applied Management, Cameroon.
Inequality of Opportunity in Access to Education and Health during COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence from Cameroon
Armand Mboutchouang, University of Dschang, Faculty of Economics and Management, Cameroon
Dr Emmanuel Flachaire, Department of Economics, Aix-Marseille Université, AMSE GREQAM. 'More reliable estimates of inequality measures'Dr Natalie Quinn, Department of Economics and Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative, University of Oxford. 'Women's empowerment in Tunisia: A discrete choice experiment to elicit weights for a multidimensional measure'.Dr Sanchari Roy, Department of Economics, Kings College London. 'Mothers and Daughters: Inheritance Reforms, Bargaining Power and Child Education in India'Dr. Stefano Caria, Department of Economics, University of Oxford. 'The Selection of Talent. Experimental and Structural Evidence from Ethiopia', with Girum Abebe and Esteban Ortiz Ospina.Dr Suman Seth, Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds. 'Poverty measurement with ordinal variables - a class of additively decomposable measures', with Gaston Yalonetzky.Dr Francisco Oteiza, Department of Economics, Royal Holloway University of London. 'Information, Social Status and Health Investments: Evidence from an RCT in Nigeria', with Laura Abramovsky, Britta Augsburg, Melanie Lührmann and Juan Pablo Rud.
Dr. Sabina Alkire, Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. 'Exploring multidimensional poverty in China', with Yangyang ShenDr Lucie Gadenne, Department of Economics, University of Warwick and University of California, Berkeley. 'The Economics of Ration Shop Systems'
Dr Amrita Dhillon, Department of Economics, Kings College London. 'Exposing Corruption: The impact of electoral competition on politician behavior', with F. Afridi and E. SolanDr Stefano Caria, Department of Economics, University of Oxford. 'Curse of anonymity or tyranny of distance? The impact of job search support in urban Ethiopia', with Girum Abebe, Marcel Fafchamps, Paolo Falco, Simon Franklin, Simon Quinn.Dr Gaston Yalonetzky, Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds. 'Has the world converged? A robust analysis of non-monetary bounded indicators', with Suman Seth.Dr Florent Bresson, CERDI and Ecole d'économie, Université d'Auvergne. 'Measuring robustness for poverty comparisons: Revisiting progresses in poverty reduction during then MDG era', with Anne ViallefontDr Francisco Oteiza, Department of Economics, Royal Holloway University of London. 'Weather and Agriculture: Effects and Responses in Rural Peru', with Fernando Aragon and Juan Pablo Rud.
Dr Juan Pablo Rud, Department of Economics, Royal Holloway, University of London. 'Wage dispersion, job creation and development: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa'.Dr Pramila Krishnan, Department of Economics, University of Cambridge. 'The natural resource curse revisited: Theory and evidence from India', with A. Dhillon, M. Patnam and C. Perroni.Dr Natalie Quinn, Department of Economics and St John's College, University of Oxford. 'Representation of a Separable Symmetric Preorder, with Application to Welfare and Poverty Measurement'.Dr Gaston Yalonetzky, Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds. 'Twin Peaks? Looking at the world's per capita income distribution with the lens of relative bipolarisation', with Jose Martin Lima Velazquez.Dr Florent Bresson, CERDI and Ecole d'économie, Université d'Auvergne. 'More on multidimensional, intertemporal and chronic poverty orderings'.
Dr Erlend Berg, Department of Economics, University of Bristol. 'Can public works increase wages? Evidence from India', with Sambit Bhattacharyya, Rajasekhar Durgam and Manjula Ramachandra.Dr Suman Seth, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative, University of Oxford. 'Measuring and Decomposing Inequality among the Multidimensionally Poor using Ordinal Data: A Counting Approach', with Sabine Alkire.Dr Gaston Yalonetzky, Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds. 'Pro-poorest poverty reduction with counting measures: the non-anonymous case', with Jose Gallegos.Dr Catherine Porter, School of Management and Languages, Heriot-Watt University. 'The impact of drought and food prices on vulnerability in Ethiopia', with Ruth Hill.Dr Jose Martin Lima Velazquez, Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds. 'The assessment of poverty in Mexico: transition from a unidimensional to a multidimensional measurement approach'