2nd meeting of theSociety for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ)- ECINEQ 2007 -




ECINEQ 2007

The Second Meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ) will be held in Berlin, Germany, July 12-14, 2007. The conference is organized by the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP) at DIW Berlin and will take place at the Academy of Sciences at Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin.
The program committee solicits submissions in all areas concerned with economic inequality and related fields (see www.ecineq.org). A presenter may be a co-author of another submission but each participant may present at most one paper in the contributed sessions.


Program

Updated schedule

List of presenters with links to abstracts and papers.


Venue


The conference took place at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (BBAW).

 


Registration

To take part at the conference we require a registration fee of Euro 260,-, including a two-year-membership in ECINEQ (reduced fee for Ph.D. students).
Update: For details and registration please see our registration form.

Please register preferably before May 30, 2007.


Accomodation

We have reserved a number of rooms in different hotels arround the conference place, which offer special rates for ECINEQ 2007 participants. We kindly ask you to make your reservation directly with the hotel either by phone or email as shown below.

Hilton Hotel Berlin

The Hilton Hotel Berlin is situated on the famous "Gendarmenmarkt" in the very centre of Berlin, only a few footsteps away from the conference venue and within walking distance from many important sites (text only version of the hotel site for other browsers than Internet Explorer).

Address: Mohrenstrasse 30,10117 Berlin-Mitte
Distance to next subway station about 100 m: "Stadtmitte", Line U2
Distance to conference site about: 100 m.

Special rates for participants of "ECINEQ 2007" are the following:
Single room: € 139 /night
Double room: € 159 /night
Rates include breakfast buffet.

For reservations please contact the hotel directly. Please refer to "ECINEQ 2007" when making your reservation. Reservation deadline is May 30, 2007.
Phone: +49(0) 30-2023-4255
Email:

Hotel Winters Berlin Mitte

The Hotel Winters Berlin Mitte is a new hotel (opened fall 2006), located close to "Checkpoint Charlie" and about 15 minutes walking distance from the conference site.

Address: Hedemannstr. 11/12, 10969 Berlin-Mitte
Distance to next subway station about 300 m: "Kochstrasse", Line U6
Distance to conference site about: 1 km.

Special rates for participants of "ECINEQ 2007" are the following:
Single room: € 79,00 /night
Double room: € 91,00 /night
Rates including breakfast.

Room reservations can be made directly with the hotel until May 30, 2007. Please refer to "ECINEQ 2007", when you book your room.
Fax: +49-30-3198-6188
Phone: +49-30-3198-6180
Email:

relexa hotel Stuttgarter Hof

The relexa hotel Stuttgarter Hof is a stylish hotel just about 15 minutes walking distance from the conference site and a few minutes walk from Potsdamer Platz, the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag, Friedrichstrasse and Gendarmenmarkt.

Address: Anhalter Str. 8-9, 10963 Berlin - Mitte
Distance to next subway station about 400 m: "Kochstrasse", Line U6
Distance to conference site: about 1 km Next "S-Bahn", Lines S1 or S2

Special rates for participants of "ECINEQ 2007" are the following:

Single room: € 80,00 /night
Double room: € 95,00 /night
Rates are including breakfast.

Room reservations can be made directly with the hotel until May 23, 2007. Please refer to "ECINEQ 2007", when you book your room.
Telefon +49(0)30-26483-0
Telefax +49(0)30-26483-900
E-Mail:

Other Hotels can be booked via Hotel Reservation Service (HRS): www.hrs.de.
HRS offers a wide range of hotels at various rates. If you like to book a room through HRS, please keep in mind that the Conference Site is at Gendarmenmarkt (Subway lines U2 or U 6 to "Stadtmitte").

A rather cheap alternative are various hostels or backpacker hotels in Berlin, for example Citystay hostel, Mittes Backpacker Hostel or others at Hostelbookers.com.


Submissions

Deadline for submission of abstracts has expired.

The deadline for submissions was March 15, 2007. Receipt of extended abstracts have been acknowledged electronically and submitters will be notified about the status of their submissions by April 15, 2007.

For further inquiries contact the local organizers at .

The print version of the call for papers.


Scientific Committee

President of the Scientific Committee:

  • Joan Esteban | Institut d'Analisi Económica, CSIC, Barcelona, Spain
Members of the Scientific Committee:
  • Tony Atkinson | Nuffield College, Oxford, UK
  • Frank Cowell | London School of Economics, London, UK
  • Conchita D'Ambrosio | Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy, and SOEP at DIW Berlin, Germany
  • Jean-Yves Duclos | Université Laval, Québec, Canada
  • Cecilia Garcia-Penalosa | GREQAM, Marseille, France
  • Stephen Jenkins | University of Essex, Colchester, UK
  • Stephan Klasen | University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany
  • Martin Ravallion | World Bank, Washington DC, USA
  • Debraj Ray | New York University, New York, USA
  • Tony Shorrocks | WIDER, Helsinki, Finland
  • Jacques Silber | Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
  • Tim Smeeding | Syracuse University, Syracuse, USA
  • Amedeo Spadaro | Paris-Jourdan Sciences Économiques, Paris, France and Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain
  • Thierry Verdier | Paris-Jourdan Sciences Économiques, Paris, France
  • Gert G. Wagner | Berlin University of Technology and SOEP at DIW Berlin, Germany
If there are any further questions concerning submissions of papers, please contact the local organizers.


Local Organizers

The conference is organized by the German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP) at DIW Berlin:

Conchita D'Ambrosio
SOEP at DIW Berlin and Università di Milano-Bicocca, Head of the Local Organization Committee,

Christine Kurka
SOEP at DIW Berlin, and

Gert G. Wagner
SOEP at DIW Berlin and Berlin University of Technology (TUB).

Contact: .