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In Taxes We Trust? – Can We Use Taxes to Extricate from Technology-Based Disruptions in Labour Markets?


  • Prof. Pedro Brinca
    Nova School of Business & Economics, Lisbon, Assistant Professor of Macroeconomics

Where and when

6:15 PM - 6:30 PM
Deutsche Telekom's Representative Office, Main Stage

Advances in production technologies have contributed to increases in income inequality. There are workers whose skills became obsolete in a short time span and others who saw their skills being rewarded way beyond what they expected. How should policies respond to this? How to balance the tradeoffs between equality, efficiency and insurance?