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Workshop on “Social Mobility and Economic Performance” 29 – 30 June 2020 | ZEW Mannheim

The workshop will bring together 10 – 15 scholars contributing to the growing literature on social mobility and its relationship with economic performance. We are especially interested in contributions that explore the causes and consequences of changes in the intergenerational transmission of economic status. We also welcome submissions on any topic related to social mobility, the geography of intergenerational mobility and/or mobility in a cross-country perspective. The workshop is jointly funded by the international research programme SEEK (Strengthening Efficiency and Competitiveness in the European Knowledge Economies) and the D3.2 grant Evidence-Based Anti-Poverty Policies – Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan.

Keynote speeches will be delivered by:

Miles Corak (The Graduate Center, City University of New York)

Bhashkar Mazumder (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)

Deadline for paper submission: April 15 2020

Decisions on acceptance will be given by: May 15 2020

Interested researchers are invited to submit a paper (preliminary versions are welcome) to Please find more information here.