Inequality is one of the most pressing issues of our times. To foster a deeper understanding of this somewhat complex matter the Avenir Suisse Think-Tank-Summit will cover the following three main topics:

Income inequality

  • Drivers of inequality (technological progress, institutional setting, changes within society)
  • Inequality and Economic growth
  • Top-Income earners
  • Impact on political decision making
  • Global vs. national inequality

Wealth inequality 

  • Why wealth is different than income
  • Flaws of commonly used databases

Social Mobility

  • Trends within Europe
  • Class pay gap in specific countries