Workshop on Growth and Distribution

Workshop on Growth and Distribution

 23 September 2016, Friday

Ibrahim Bodur Auditorium

Boğaziçi University, Istanbul

10:00 - 10:30 - Opening Ceremony

10:30 - 12:00 - Growth and Distribution in Turkey

Household Debt in Turkey: The Critical Threshold for the Next Crisis

  • Korkut Boratav, Ankara University

Political Impact of Distributional Changes in Turkey, 2003-2014

12:00 - 13:00 - Lunch Break

13:00 - 15:00 - Empirical Findings on the Link Between Growth and Distribution

The Profit-Investment Puzzle: Sume Observations and Questions 

Wage-Led vs. Profit-Led Growth: A Comprehensive Empirical Analysis 

Wage-Led Growth in EU15 Member States: The Effects of Income Distribution on Growth, Investment, Trade Balance and Inflation 

15:00 - 15:30 - Coffee Break

15:30 - 17:30 - A Discussion on Heterodox Growth Models

  • Olivier Allain, Universite Paris Descartes; Sorbonne Paris Cite; Et Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne

Wages as Income but also as a Cost of Production: An Amended Neo-Kaleckian Short-Run Model 

Wage-Led versus Profit-Led Demand: What Have We Learned? A Kalecki-Minsk View 

Weakness of Wage-Led Growth