The Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group, the China-Russia-Eurasia Research Center (CREC) , and HKUST’s Center for Economic Policy (CEP) are delighted to announce their first joint Virtual Summer School on Socioeconomic Inequality (SSSI 2021), organized by Shlomo Weber, Albert Park, and Steven Durlauf. The summer school 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 Ph.D. and early postdoctoral scholars from around the world. There is no program fee for admitted students. Lectures will take place in Hong Kong Standard Time, on Zoom.