Workshop

DYNAMIC ANALYSIS USING PANEL DATA:
Applications to Poverty and Social Exclusion

Collegio Carlo Alberto, Moncalieri (Torino), 25 June 2007

8:45 - 9:00

Registration

9:00 - 9:15

Welcome address

Bruno Contini, University of Torino and Laboratorio R. Revelli

9:15–10:15

Mobility and meritocracy

Tony Atkinson, Nuffield College, Oxford

10:15-11:15

Approaches to modelling poverty dynamics

Stephen Jenkins, ISER, University of Essex

11:15–11:30

Coffee break

11:30–12:30

Poverty dynamics: some conceptual and measurement problems

Stephen Pudney, ISER, University of Essex

12:30–14:00

Lunch

14:00–14:30

The dynamics  of vulnerability: A comparative European analysis

Bertrand Maitre and Christopher Whelan, The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), Ireland

14:30–15:00

Empirical modelling of deprivation transmission (contagion) among social exclusion dimensions (using MCMC methods)

Ambra Poggi, Laboratorio R. Revelli, and Xavier Ramos, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona and IZA

15:00–15.30

Measuring state dependence in individual poverty status with non-exogenuous employment status and non-exogenous household composition

Martin Biewen, IZA and DIW Berlin

15:30–16:00

Testing for true state dependence in poverty dynamics

Anna Giraldo, Enrico Rettore and Ugo Trivellato, Dipartimento di Scienze Statistiche, University of Padova

16:00–16:15

Coffee break

16:15–16:45

Poverty and social exclusion: two sides of the same coin or dynamically interrelated processes?

Francesco Devicienti and Ambra Poggi, Laboratorio R. Revelli

16:45–18:30

Round table:  “Social exclusion and poverty dynamics: should we sharpen the focus of our policy agenda?”

Chair: Andrea Brandolini (Bank of Italy)

Speakers: Olga Cantò (Universidad de Vigo), Bruno Contini (University of Torino and Laboratorio R. Revelli), Conchita D’Ambrosio (University of Milan Bicocca and DIW Berlin), Carmen Huerta (STICERD, LSE), Xavier Ramos (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona and IZA)