Special lecture of the Ph.D. of Economics and Management: "How Should Tax Progressivity Respond to Rising Income Inequality?" by Prof. Kjetil Storesletten

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Kjetil Storesletten, Professor of Economics at the University of Minnesota, will deliver a special lecture at the Ph.D. programme in Economics and Management offered by the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Padova on "How Should Tax Progressivity Respond to Rising Income Inequality?".

Kjetil Storesletten is the Richard and Beverly Fink Professor of Economics at University of Minnesota and a Fellow of the Econometric Society. Kjetil is a macro economist with research interests spanning quantitative macroeconomics, business cycles, political economy, public finance, risk sharing, asset pricing, and immigration. Kjetil’s work has appeared in in the most renowned economic journals, including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Review, and Econometrica. He has served as a member of the executive monetary policy committee for the Norwegian Central Bank, as well as editor of the Review of Economic Studies and as President of the European Economic Association.

The event is sponsored by the Department of Economics and Management "Marco Fanno" and by the grant STARS Genesis.

The lecture will take place on Friday, 13 May 2022 at 2.00pm at the Liviano Palace (Sala Sartori) in Padova AND in live streaming on Zoom.

Before the event, there will be a lunch buffet starting from 12.30 at Pasticceria Graziati (Piazza della frutta). 

This event is open to all interested people but there are limited places available.

 If you wish to attend the lecture in-person or online, please register here by May 11.