special session: "Target efficiency of Minimum Income Schemes: a guide to a key policy tool in post-pandemic advanced societies"

Conferenza EAEPE 2022, 7 - 9 settembre 2022

organizzata da Massimo Aprea e Giovanni Gallo

The Covid-19 pandemic highlighted, among many other factors, a paradoxical feature of advanced societies: the coexistence of high average standards of living and high poverty rates (regardless of the various assumptions adopted for poverty measurement). In this context, designing policies able to efficiently tackle poverty should thus be a primary political goal. In this Special Session we propose to extensively explore the role of Minimum Income Schemes (MISs) as a means of poverty alleviation.
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