The 2019 Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group Summer School on Socioeconomic Inequality in Chengdu, China 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 will be held at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in Chengdu, China from July 15 through July 19, 2019. SSSI Chengdu is organized by HCEO Co-Director Steven Durlauf, ECI network member Junsen Zhang, and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics Professor Li Gan, and is hosted by the Research Institute of Economics and Management.
The program is open to current doctoral students and post-doctoral researchers. There is no fee to attend SSSI Chengdu. Housing and most meals are provided. Students are responsible for their own travel to SSSI Chengdu.
The deadline for applications is April 22, 2019. Admission decisions will be announced before May 6th, 2019.