July 8th-10th 2021
Xavier Jara TamayoUniversity of Essex
H. Xavier Jara works as Research Fellow at the Institute for Social and Economic Research , University of Essex. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Leuven, Belgium. His research interests include distributional analysis for developed and developing countries, the redistributive role and tax-benefit policies, and subjective well-being measurement.
Stephen JenkinsLondon School of Economics
Professor of Economic and Social Policy, LSE. Stephen is a quantitative generalist with most of his research about income inequality and poverty, and also mobility. His work addresses topics such as the rise in top incomes and their contribution to recent increases in inequality, how to measure poverty persistence and assess which factors trigger exits from a poverty spell. He also researches related topics such as labour market participation, the tax and benefit system, and measurement error.
Vanesa JordaUniversity of Cantabria
I'm an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Cantabria. My research interests include different aspects of the distribution of well-being, from the univariate to the multivariate setting. I am particularly interested in the estimation of inequality and poverty with limited information.
Jae Wook JungSogang University
Professor of Int’l Trade, Graduate School of International Studies, Sogang University, South Korea; Ph.D. in Economics from UC Davis.