[MGSA-L] Hellenic Observatory Event: Inequality, the Misallocation of Talent and Economic Development

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Inequality, the Misallocation of Talent and Economic Development
Thursday 15 April 2021, 16.00-17.30 (UK Time)

Putting available talent to its best use is key for the welfare of individuals and of the society to which they belong. Unequal access to opportunity in education and labour markets tampers with the allocation of talent leading to more inequality, poverty traps and lower welfare for all. This lecture reviews recent evidence on the misallocation of talent by economic class and gender in different settings, highlighting how temporary shocks - such as the current pandemic can have permanent consequences.

Speaker: Oriana Bandiera, Sir Anthony Atkinson Chair in Economics, LSE

Discussants:
Aristides N. Hatzis, Professor of Philosophy of Law & Theory of Institutions, University of Athens
Daphne Nicolitsas, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Crete
Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor in Contemporary Greek Studies and Professor in European Politics; Director of the Hellenic Observatory

Find out more
<https://www.lse.ac.uk/Events/2021/04/202104151600/inequality>Register here<https://lse.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_v4zyqaieQmeHbDrqJIHWEw>

*This event is organised by the Hellenic Observatory and the National Bank of Greece with the support of the LSE Hellenic Alumni Association.

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