Thematic Programs

【Pre-program】 Theoretical and Empirical Studies of the Effects of Technological Changes on Social Mobility and Income Distribution: Focusing on Inequalities of Social Mobility and Income in East Asia


Program Theme

This program focuses on the effect of technological change on social mobility and income distribution. This will consist of an interdisciplinary collaboration between sociologists and economists to consider the issue.


The seminar on income disparity in Europe
(May 1, 2014 – May 31, 2014)

The workshop on social inequality in Korea
(July 20, 2014 – July 25, 2014)

Summer school: Technical change and income distribution
(September 1, 2014 – September 4, 2014)

The seminar on social inequality in China
(January 18, 2015 – January 24, 2015)

Academic Seminar on International Mobility of Talent, Economic Development and the Role of Higher Education Institutions
(February 4, 2015 – February 6, 2015)

Annual Wrap-up Seminar:The Effects of Technical Changes on Social Mobility and Income Distribution
(March 4, 2015 – March 5, 2015)


Yoshimichi Sato
(Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University)

Kenji Mori
(Professor, Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University)

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