Economic Analysis of Inequality with Capita Selecta

Course Code :2300PSWEAI
Study domain:Sociology
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:45
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Koen Decancq

3. Course contents *

The course will cover the following topics:

  1. Why studying inequality? 
  2. Social welfare orderings
  3. Measures of inequality
  4. Poverty measurement
  5. Multidimensional Equality
  6. Global inequalities (a case-study)
  7. (Economic) consequences of inequality
  8. Driving forces of changing inequality
  9. Taxation and redistribution