Inequality of Opportunity Conference

Economic disparities are reaching unprecedented levels in much of the developed world. 

Join us for a free public lecture or attend the conference on the topic of economic inequality, and in particular, highlight issues related to inequality of opportunity. 

Free public lecture


We regret to inform you that unfortunately this public lecture has been cancelled.

The speaker, Professor John Roemer, was involved in a hiking accident and he is unable to travel to Australia at this time.

We apologise for any disappointment or inconvenience this has caused, and thank you for your understanding.

The Conference will proceed as planned.


Wednesday 26 June 2019

Customs House, 399 Queen St, Brisbane

Sponsored by the Australian Institute for Business and Economics

Two-day conference

Researchers and policymakers are invited to attend sessions presenting empirical and theoretical research, with keynote presentations by high-profile national and international researchers. Attention will be paid to policy issues, with an emphasis on finding ways to identify and combat the most socially corrosive economic inequalities.


Thursday 27 and Friday 28 June 2019

The Ship Inn, South Bank

Sponsored by The University of Queensland and Griffith University