Presenters

Elisa Palagi

Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa (Italy)

I am a final year Ph.D. student in Economics at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa, Italy. I am also a Fellow of the World Inequality Lab. My research interests focus on economic inequality, its determinants and its impact on macroeconomic dynamics, both from an empirical and a theoretical point of view.

Alberto Parmigiani

London School of Economics

Alberto is a PhD candidate at the LSE in the Government Department. His research agenda analyses the interrelation between economic and political inequalities in Western countries with quantitative methods.
His dissertation focuses on campaign contributions and economic inequality in the United States.
Other projects explore the system of party funding in the United Kingdom, and the evasion strategies of very rich individuals across countries.

Lorenzo Pessina

ZEW Mannheim

Mario Pianta

Scuola Normale Superiore

Mario Pianta is Professor of Economic Policy at Scuola Normale Superiore, Classe di Scienze Politico-Sociali in Florence. He has been research fellow at the European University Institute, LSE, Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Columbia University. He is co-editor of the journal Structural Change and Economic Dynamics. He has worked on inequality, growth and policies
His last book is Explaining inequality (with M. Franzini, Routledge, 2016).

Stefan Pichler

University of Groningen

Stefan Pichler is an Associate Professor at the University of Groningen since November 2021.

Stefan Pichler’s research is in the field of applied health and labor economics. In particular, he analyzes the interaction of social security systems with labor markets and population health. Another focus of his work are the economic consequences of diseases.

His research has been published in leading international field journals such as Journal of Human Resources and the Journal of Public Economics.

Thomas Piketty

Pilar Piqué

University of Buenos Aires

Ph.D. in Economics (University of Buenos Aires (UBA)), Assistant Professor of History of Economic Thought (Economics Faculty, UBA), Researcher of the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET) at the Interdisciplinary Institute of Political Economy (Economics Faculty, UBA).
Member of the Center of Studies for Development Planning (CEPLAD, Economics Faculty, UBA).