PhD defense on Income Inequality and Welfare States in Europe and the US

M.Phil. in economics Kristin Solberg-Watle at theDepartment of Econonmics will defend her thesis "Cushioning the Variance - Three Essays on the Comparative Study of Income Inequality and Welfare States in Europe and the US" for the Ph.D. degree.

Trial lecture - time and place

Monday, June 13, 2016 at 10.15 AM in Auditorium 4, Eilert Sundt's Building: "Why is economic inequality increasing, what are the roles of top incomes and wealth, and why should we care about these trends?"

Adjudication committee

Chair of defence

Dean at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Professor Nils-Henrik M. von der Fehr

Supervisors

  • Research Professor Erling Barth, Institute for Social Research
  • Senior Advisor Tarjei Havnes, Ministry of Finance

Additional information

Article about Kristin Solberg Watle’s thesis: Cushioning the Variance - Three Essays on the Comparative Study of Income Inequality and Welfare States in Europe and the US" (in Norwegian).

Published May 30, 2016 9:05 AM - Last modified June 23, 2017 8:51 AM