2018. szeptember 18., 13 óra
MTA TK Szociológiai Intézet, Budapest IX. Tóth Kálmán u. 4. B.1.15.
Tackling poverty and inequality through taxation
While there is constant examination and debate of the costs and impact of public expenditure, the many ways in which policies are run through the tax system have been much neglected. What can we learn from similar scrutiny of tax expenditure and its impact on the distribution of resources throughout society? What strategies can contribute to socially inclusive development that helps to prevent poverty and contain inequalities?
Felkért hozzászóló: Ferge Zsuzsa, a Magyar Tudományos Akadémia rendes tagja; Professor Emerita, Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem
Adrian Sinfield, Professor Emeritus of Social Policy, University of Edinburgh, has worked on social security, poverty, unemployment and the social division of welfare. Past chair and president of the Social Policy Association, he received its first lifetime achievement award. Co-founder of the Unemployment Unit and chair for its first ten years, he was vice-chair of the Child Poverty Action Group for eight years. Prof. Sinfield holds an honorary doctorate from Eötvös University of Sciences.
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