Public discussion: Inequality and taxation in a globalised world

By staff writers
January 20, 2015

The Department of Economics and Centre for Macroeconomics at the London School of Economics is holding a public conversation on Tuesday 20 January 2015 (6.30-8pm) at the Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, on 'Inequality and Taxation in a Globalised World'.

The speaker will be Dr Gabriel Zucman, and the event will be chaired by Professor Wouter Den Haan.

Dr Zucman will discuss recent evidence on rising inequality, proposals made to curb these trends and challenges raised by international tax competition and evasion.

Gabriel Zucman (@gabriel_zucman) is a member of the faculty of the LSE Department of Economics and an Associate on the Public Economics Programme at STICERD.

Wouter Den Haan is Professor of Economics and Co-Director of the Centre for Macroeconomics.

The Department of Economics at LSE (@LSEEcon) is one of the largest economics departments in the world. Its size ensures that all areas of economics are strongly represented in both research and teaching.

The Centre For Macroeconomics (@CFMUK) brings together world-class experts to carry out pioneering research on the global economic crisis and to help design policies that alleviate it.

The suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEecon

This event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries see LSE Events FAQ or contact us at events@lse.ac.uk or 0207 955 6043.

* Economic alternatives on Ekklesia: http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/eyeoftheneedle

Although the views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent the views of Ekklesia, the article may reflect Ekklesia's values. If you use Ekklesia's news briefings please consider making a donation to sponsor Ekklesia's work here.