Fifth Summer School on Socioeconomic Inequality Chicago (SSSI Chicago 2017)

SSSI Chicago Students
SSSI Chicago Students


The 2017 Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group Summer School on Socioeconomic Inequality in Chicago will provide a state-of-the-art overview on the study of inequality and human flourishing. Participants will learn about the integration between psychological and sociological insights into the foundations of human behavior and conventional economic models. Through rigorous lectures students will be trained on various tools needed to study the issue of inequality.  The summer school is open to graduate students from around the world. There is no fee to attend SSSI Chicago. Students will be provided lodging for the week as well as breakfast and lunch daily. Students are expected to cover travel costs to and from the Summer School and any additional expenses they may incur. 

Applications for SSSI Chicago 2017 opened on February 1, 2017 and are due March 31, 2017. 

To apply, please submit:

  • Application Form
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Curriculum vitae with relevant courses listed
  • Statement of research interest (3 pages or fewer describing why you wish to attend the summer school and what work on inequality you plan to pursue. Please do not submit your job market paper or other materials not directly relevant to the SSSI.)

Please direct any questions to the HCEO Coordinator.