An ICTP Meeting in person
The workshop aims at promoting the science of inequality by connecting empirical results and complex systems modelling approaches. It shall combine expertise from several disciplines in order to address inequality from different angles and at different scales.
The workshop is supported by National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics (OGS) and Trieste International Foundation for the Progress and Freedom of Sciences (FIT) as part of the Trieste Laboratory on Quantitative Sustainability (TLQS) initiative.
Inequality is generally perceived as a cause of concern and one of the prime roadblocks towards a sustainable future. Indeed inequality correlates with many socio-economic bads, and it’s rise has been a persistent trend in the last half century. The accumulation of empirical evidences on inequality and its correlates calls for a parallel effort to integrate this knowledge into formal models, in order to shed light on the underlying mechanisms.
The workshop will combine perspectives and insights from a broad range of disciplines (demography, economics, political science, sociology, ecology, biology and neuroscience) with complex systems modelling approaches, in order to capture relevant stylized facts, identify questions amenable to quantitative mechanistic modelling, or devise data-driven modeling approaches which may shed light on causal relations.
E. ALTMANN, University of Sydney, Australia
C. ANTENEODO, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
E. ARCAUTE, UCL, UK
J. J. ARENZON, UFRGS, Brazil
L. BETTENCOURT, University of Chicago, USA
A. BRANDOLINI, Banca d'Italia, Italy
P. CONTUCCI, University of Bologna, Italy
S. DASGUPTA, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italy
B. FATH, Towson University, USA
A. FLACHE, University of Groningen, Netherlands
M. GALESIC, SFI, USA
E. A. HOBSON, University of Cincinnati, USA
H. HU, Zhejiang University, China
S. JAIN, Delhi University, India
J. KRISHNAKUMAR, University of Geneva, Switzerland
V. LATORA, University of Catania, Italy
G. LIVAN, UCL, UK
E. NTOUTSI, Bundeswehr University Munich, Germany
M. OLIVEIRA, University of Exeter, UK
H. OLSSON, SFI, USA
E. OMODEI, CEU Vienna, Austria
S. E. PAGE, University of Michigan, USA
J. ROBINSON, University of Chicago, USA
M. SALES-PARDO, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
T. SCHINKO, IIASA, Austria
M. SMERLAK, ESPCI Paris - PSL, France
A. J. STEWART, University of St. Andrews, UK
A. STIER, University of Chicago, USA
P. TURCHIN, UCONN, USA
A limited number of grants are available to support the attendance of selected participants, with priority given to participants from developing countries. There is no registration fee.
TLQS Workshop on Inequality Across Scales, Space, Time and Domains | (smr 3830)
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