Participative investigation : What space for the poor in France?

1 décembre 2011 par lucieberaudsudreau

The website Agoravox launches a new type of journalist investigations. These new types of journalist investigations are coordinated by a professional journalist or an expert. These investigations are completed, nuanced and enriched by the cybernauts. The aim of the cooperation between Agoravox and a professional journalist lies in the complementarity of the two approaches. People […]

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Social Statistics, Poverty and Social Exclusion

25 novembre 2011 par lucieberaudsudreau

« Social Statistics, Poverty and Social Exclusion: perspectives from Quebec, Canada and Abroad » Montreal, Canada November 30th to December 2nd, 2011 The main objective of the International conference on Social Statistics, Poverty and Social Exclusion: perspectives from Quebec, Canada and Abroad is to take stock of the state of current research and identify knowledge gaps: How […]

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Wealth inequalities increase in France

24 novembre 2011 par lucieberaudsudreau

The French national statistics institute (INSEE) published a new study on wealth inequalities. The report finds that wealth inequalities increased between 2004 and 2010. You may find more information by clicking here and download the .pdf report by clicking here.

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Conference: The measure of inequality

6 septembre 2011 par lucieberaudsudreau

The Centre Maurice Halbwachs and the Société Française de Statistique organize a conference on the topic of inequality measurement. It will take place on Monday November 21, 2011 and will be held at the Institut Henri Poincaré. You may find more information by downloading the programme of the conference.  

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Understanding inequalities: training course.

30 août 2011 par lucieberaudsudreau

The Observatory of Inequalities will organise a training course entitled « Understanding inequalities, on October 4, 2011. You may find the programme here and you may register here.

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Revisiting American Inequality: Did the Poor Really Get Poorer

12 mai 2011 par lucieberaudsudreau

Check out this new debate! Did the Poor Really Get Poorer? Check out this debate on the website : « Inequalities. Research and reflection from both sides of the Atlantic ». This blog specialized on inequalities posts a new article reflecting on how to measure poverty and how poverty researchers should sometimes be more cautious. Have a […]

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Université d’Eté ATD Quart Monde sur la grande pauvreté

11 mars 2010 par Carole BACHELOT

Depuis plusieurs années, l’Institut de Recherche du Mouvement ATD Quart Monde organise un séminaire appelé « Campus », dont l’objectif est de réunir chercheurs et praticiens pour qu’ils partagent leurs travaux et leurs questions. C’est une « université d’été » internationale, qui rassemble pendant une semaine au Centre International du Mouvement à Pierrelaye, une cinquantaine […]

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