One Day Workshop on the Theory and Empirics of Inequality, Poverty and Mobility, 2021

On 10 June 2021, The Research Circle for the Study of Inequality and Poverty at the Queen Mary University of London will host a workshop on Measuring the Effects of Covid19.

Five speakers, including DERG's  Vincenzo Salvucci, will present their research on the effects of Covid-19 on poverty, inequality and mobility.
• Giorgia Menta, Department of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences, University of Luxembourg.
• Vincenzo Salvucci, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen.
• Sudha Narayanan, International Food Policy Research Institute, New Delhi.
• Patrick Asuming, Department of Finance, University of Ghana.
• Maria Emma Santos, Departamento de Economía, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina, and Oxford Poverty and Health Initiative, University of Oxford.

Salvucci's paper assesses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the state of  emergency implemented by the Government of Mozambique on household consumption  poverty. The study also includes as a co-author DERG's coordinator Professor Finn Tarp.

Papers are available at the workshop website

The Research Circle for the Study of Inequality and Poverty (RCSIP) hosted by CGR, is a working group of academics and advanced graduate students in economics working in the UK and hosts workshops and conferences on the themes of inequality, poverty and mobility for in-depth discussion of complete papers.

10 June 2021
11am UK time

The workshop will be live streamed at Facebook