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Michael FÖRSTER Senior Policy Analyst, Social Policy Division, OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris

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 Doctorat en Sciences Economiques (PhD), University of Liège
2000-2004 Administrator, Non-Member Economies and International Migration Division, OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris
2000-2004 Research Fellow, European Centre for Social Welfare Policy Research, Vienna
2005-2009 Administrator, Social Policy Division, OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris
since 2009 Principal Administrator, Head of "Income Distribution and Poverty" Programme, Social Policy Division, OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris

Memberships

Council, ONPES - l'Observatoire National de la Pauvreté et de l'Exclusion Sociale, France, since 2010
Scientific Board, NGO "Inequality Watch", since 2011

Publications

In It Together: Why Less Inequality Benefits All, OECD Publishing, Paris, 2015 (forthcoming)
with Tóth, I.: Cross-Country Evidence of the Multiple Causes of Inequality in the OECD Area, In: Bourguignon, F., and Atkinson, A.B. (eds.): Handbook of Income Distribution, 2015, pp. 1729-1844
Divided we Stand: Why Inequality Keeps Rising, OECD Publishing, Paris, 2011

Awards

Doctorat en Sciences Economiques (PhD), University of Liège