Welfare Economics: Where do we Stand?

A summer school organized by the University of the Basque Country and the Urrutia Elejalde Foundation ~ San Sebastián, July 1-4 (2009). Directosr: Salvador Barberà & Miguel A. Ballester (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona). Coordinators: Alfonso Dubois (UPV/EHU), David Teira & Jesús Zamora(UNED)

Aims and scope

The aim of the 12th edition of the school includes the debate of current trends in Welfare Economics. In particular, the school aims to discuss novel critiques and new proposals regarding individual and collective choice. The regular course is structured around central topics each one presented in one or two general talks, followed by specific research papers on subjects related to the topic and by a debate.

The schedule [PDF]


General talks

  • Walter Bossert
  • Luis Corchón
  • François Maniquet
  • Paola Manzini
  • Prasanta Pattanaik
  • Ariel Rubinstein
  • Ran Spiegler
  • Jean Tirole

Contributed papers

  • Miguel A. Ballester
  • Jon X Egia, Michael Mandler
  • Marco Mariotti
  • Yusufcan Masatlioglu
  • Andrea Mattozzi
  • Kareen Rozen
  • Yuval Salant
  • Yves Sprumont

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