Stone Centre at UCL
Welcome to the James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Centre on Wealth Concentration, Inequality, and the Economy at University College London.
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Can workers still climb the social ladder as middling jobs become scarce?
New Visiting Fellow Cecilia García Peñalosa and co-authors look at the impact of job polarisation on economic mobility.
Cecilia García-Peñalosa joins as a Stone Centre Visiting Fellow
Cecilia is a Professor of Economics at Aix Marseille School of Economics. She joins as a Visiting Fellow.
Trends in absolute intergenerational mobility during the 20th century
Yonatan Berman studies the trends of absolute intergenerational mobility in ten rich countries during the 20th century.
Featured education materials
Focusing primarily on the inequality between Black and White Americans, this CORE Insight explores the mechanisms which have caused and perpetuated that inequality, and what might be required to end it.
Latest featured research
This study builds a unified non-parametric approach to predicting the unequal effects of trade shocks through both channels based on detailed microdata on spending and employment from the United States.
How does technological change affect wealth accumulation and inequality of total (i.e. labour and capital) income over time? This paper focuses on automation – a capital intensive form of technological change.
Stone Public Lecture, by Philippe Aghion
Philippe Aghion delivered the Stone Public Lecture "Rethinking capitalism to make it more innovative and more inclusive".
Wendy Carlin presents the Stone Centre at UCL
Co-director Wendy Carlin presents the Stone Centre at UCL and its connection with CORE Econ.
Wendy Carlin's contribution at the Stone Centre launch
At the launch of the Stone Centre, Wendy Carlin highlighted the connection between wealth inequality and risk-taking. Watch her contribution in this video.
Imran Rasul's opening remarks at the Stone Centre launch
Imran Rasul opened the launch event of the Stone Centre at UCL. You can watch his opening remarks in this video.
Launch of the Stone Centre at UCL
The Stone Centre at UCL was launched on 26 May 2022 in Westminster. You can now watch the full recording of the event.
Latest news and blogs
Claudia Buch (VP, Deutsche Bundesbank) highlights the importance of evidence-based research and teaching in economics, which is at the centre of CORE Econ's mission.
Wendy Carlin was awarded the Royal Economic Society Medal for Services to the Economics Profession, recognising her contribution to CORE Econ and to diversifying the profession.