Vienna, Austria

Economic Approaches Towards Inequality and Distribution

when 3 July 2023 - 11 July 2023
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC

This course is part of the July Graduate Program of the International Summer University 2023 at WU (ISU WU).

Course leader

Sofie R. Waltl

Target group


Course aim

The course provides a broad overview of different aspects to measure and assess inequality. Topics covered include gender inequalities, intergenerational mobility, distributional national accounts, wage inequality and perceived fairness, and poverty. Students will acquire skills to read and understand research articles, critically assess employed methods, formulate research questions and develop a research design.

Fee info

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