20 - 21 June 2016

Contexts of Social Inequality


This interdisciplinary two-day conference explores the role of contexts in the production and reproduction of social inequality.

Contexts matter for individual and aggregate outcomes because they channel opportunities and define choices. Contexts connect individuals or segregate them from each other. Contexts include neighborhoods, networks, families, schools, workplaces, and nations.

This conference brings together economists and sociologists, for an interdisciplinary exchange of theory, evidence, and methodology.

Marion Obermaier/Stefanie Roth
buero.usp [at] wzb.eu

The WZB provides child care during the conference. If you are interested, please respond by June 5, 2016 to Friederike Theilen-Kosch: friederike.theilen-kosch [at] wzb.eu.

WZB, Reichpietschufer 50, 10785 Berlin, Room A 310
20 - 21 June 2016
Felix Elwert (WZB and University of Wisconsin)
Dietmar Fehr (WZB)
Steven Durlauf (University of Wisconsin)