Wilkins Center conf on Racial Inequality, Vitoria Brazil--call for papers

Call for Papers on Remedies to Racial Inequality
Deadline Extended: MAY 15, 2018

International Conference on Remedies to Racial Inequality
Vitoria Brazil, September 26-29, 2018

Paper and panel submission deadlines have been extended to May 15, 2018 for the 5th World Conference on Remedies to Racial and Ethnic Economic Inequality. Co-hosts are Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo and the University of Minnesota. Conference languages are English, Portuguese, Mandarin and Spanish. Papers on any aspect of racial and ethnic economic inequality are welcome. For more information, abstract submissions, and registration, click here.

A limited number of travel scholarships offered to the best papers submitted by junior scholars.

SUBTOPICS THAT EMBRACE THE CONFERENCE THEME

· Longer term consequences of persistent poverty and inequality in access to quality health care among low-income, racial and ethnic minority group members.

· Comparative analysis of the effectiveness of alternative policy interventions designed to reduce racial and ethnic economic inequality

· Problems of political corruption and uneven development.

· Causes and consequences of inequalities in access to health care and alternative health care delivery systems.

· Racial identity and the evolution of policies in higher education, public employment, and government contracting and procurement.

· Innovative policies designed to remedy racial and ethnic economic inequality: baby bonds, universal employment, guaranteed minimum income plans.

For questions related to the conference, please email rwilkins@umn.edu.

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