03 April 2023, 06:30 pm
Discussion on Measuring Inequality: Between Limits and Possibilities
Programme Type
Conference Room II, IIC main building

Speakers: Lucas Chancel, Sciences Po and Paris School of Economics; Prabhat Patnaik, formerly Professor, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University; Pronab Sen, economist and statistician, Indian School of Public Policy; Dipa Sinha, Assistant Professor (economics), Ambedkar University; and Partha Sen, former Professor, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi

Moderator: Suhas Borker

The discussion focuses on the limitations and difficulties of measuring inequality in contemporary societies, and in particular, how the collection and dissemination of inequality data can match up with on the ground efforts to address inequality and its corrosive effects on democracy and accountability

(Collaboration: Centre for Financial Accountability; and Working Group on Alternative Strategies)